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re·strained

 (rĭ-strānd′)
adj.
1. Kept under control; subdued or moderate: restrained laughter; a restrained foreign policy.
2. Characterized by self-restraint; reserved: a restrained and self-effacing manner.
3. Prevented from moving; held down or secured: restrained passengers.

restrained

(rɪˈstreɪnd)
adj
1. (of a person or person's manner) calm and unemotional
2. (of clothes, décor, etc) subtle and tasteful
restrainedly adv
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.restrained - cool and formal in mannerrestrained - cool and formal in manner    
undemonstrative - not given to open expression of emotion
2.restrained - under restraint
controlled - restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds; "controlled emotions"; "the controlled release of water from reservoirs"
inhibited - held back or restrained or prevented; "in certain conditions previously inhibited conditioned reactions can reappear"
reserved - marked by self-restraint and reticence; "was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West
unrestrained - not subject to restraint; "unrestrained laughter"
3.restrained - marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; "moderate in his demands"; "restrained in his response"
temperate - not extreme in behavior; "temperate in his habits"; "a temperate response to an insult"; "temperate in his eating and drinking"
4.restrained - not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste"
unostentatious, unpretending, unpretentious - not ostentatious; "his unostentatious office"; "unostentatious elegance"
5.restrained - prudent; "guarded optimism"
cautious - showing careful forethought; "reserved and cautious; never making swift decisions"; "a cautious driver"

restrained

adjective
2. unobtrusive, subtle, muted, discreet, subdued, understated, tasteful, unostentatious, quiet Her black suit was restrained and expensive.
unobtrusive loud, over-the-top, tasteless, garish, self-indulgent

restrained

adjective
1. Kept within sensible limits:
2. Not showy or obtrusive:
3. Tending to keep one's thoughts and emotions to oneself:
Translations
قادِرٌ على كَبْح عواطِفِه
ovládající se
behersket
sem hefur sjálfsstjórn

restrained

[rɪsˈtreɪnd] ADJ [person] → cohibido; [style] → reservado
he was very restrained about itestuvo muy comedido

restrained

[rɪˈstreɪnd] adj [manner, style] → mesuré(e)restraining order n (LAW)ordonnance f restrictive

restrained

adj person, performance, responsezurückhaltend; emotionsunterdrückt; manner, wordsbeherrscht; tone, voice, colourverhalten; criticismmaßvoll, gezügelt; he was very restrained when he heard the newser war sehr beherrscht, als er die Nachricht hörte

restrained

[rɪˈstreɪnd] adj (person, style) → contenuto/a, sobrio/a; (manner) → riservato/a

restrain

(rəˈstrein) verb
to prevent from doing something; to control. He was so angry he could hardly restrain himself; He had to be restrained from hitting the man; He restrained his anger with difficulty.
reˈstrained adjective
controlling, or able to control, one's feelings.
References in classic literature ?
With me they had been like older brothers; had restrained their speech and manners out of care for me, and given me so much good comradeship.
I was restrained from utter savagery only by the fact that Mrs.
This naivete of expectation drove me to fury, but I restrained myself.
I restrained the obvious retort that in this way he ran the risk of making, in the words of the immortal Mr.
And this affection he had fixed on the girl long before he could bring himself to attempt the possession of her person: for though his constitution urged him greatly to this, his principles no less forcibly restrained him.
The power is there restrained to Indians, not members of any of the States, and is not to violate or infringe the legislative right of any State within its own limits.
The authority of the existing Congress is restrained to the regulation of coin STRUCK by their own authority, or that of the respective States.
We are of the opinion that the temporary restraining order of the Court of Appeals is without legal force and effect because it is already moot and academic, the acts sought to be restrained having already been performed and accomplished," De Lima said.
defined) she currently owes, but also she is restrained as to debtor
He was restrained with CS spray and taken to the police station into custody.
Several longitudinal studies have revealed that restrained eating can predict the onset and maintenance of eating disorders (Stice et al.
School districts are now required to disclose how many students are secluded or physically restrained during the school year.