What does restrained mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restrained, reticent, unemotional(adj)

    cool and formal in manner

  2. restrained(adj)

    under restraint

  3. moderate, restrained(adj)

    marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes

    "moderate in his demands"; "restrained in his response"

  4. quiet, restrained(adj)

    not showy or obtrusive

    "clothes in quiet good taste"

  5. guarded, restrained(adj)


    "guarded optimism"


  1. restrained(Adjective)

    Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.

    He greeted her for the first time in three years with a restrained embrace.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restrained

    of Restrain

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How to say restrained in sign language?

  1. restrained


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of restrained in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of restrained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of restrained in a Sentence

  1. Information Minister Isa Abdulrahman:

    Our police exercise their duties in a very restrained manner.

  2. William Blake:

    Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

  3. Seneca:

    Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us that injury that provokes it.

  4. Shinichi Hisadome:

    I think this is the first time that criticism of the government itself has been so restrained.

  5. Justice Babatunde Adejumo:

    The defendants are hereby restrained from carrying out the threat contained in their communique.

Images & Illustrations of restrained

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