What does restrained mean?

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re·strained

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restrained, reticent, unemotionaladjective

    cool and formal in manner

  2. restrainedadjective

    under restraint

  3. moderate, restrainedadjective

    marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes

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

  4. quiet, restrainedadjective

    not showy or obtrusive

    "clothes in quiet good taste"

  5. guarded, restrainedadjective

    prudent

    "guarded optimism"

Wiktionary

  1. restrainedadjective

    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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Numerology

  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. Martin Luther:

    If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself.

  2. Kaylee Muthart:

    So I pushed my thumb, pointer, and middle finger into each eye. I gripped each eyeball, twisted, and pulled until each eye popped out of the socket — it felt like a massive struggle, the hardest thing I ever had to do, because I could no longer see, I don't know if there was blood. But I know the drugs numbed the pain. I'm pretty sure I would have tried to claw right into my brain if a pastor hadn't heard me screaming, ‘I want to see the light!’ — which I don't recall saying — and restrained me.

  3. Edmund Jennings:

    If discovered Charles Pinckney may be impeached, if Charles Pinckney be not impeachable Charles Pinckney may be displaced at the end of the four years. . . I consider, therefore, that Charles Pinckney is restrained from receiving any present or emoluments whatever.

  4. One European trader:

    If this is correct it would be a reason why Syria's wheat purchasing has been so restrained in recent months despite the apparent need for imports.

  5. Information Minister Isa Abdulrahman:

    Our police exercise their duties in a very restrained manner.

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    • A. temptation
    • B. gauge
    • C. disguise
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