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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Under confinement adj. - Prudent; Cool and formal in manner; Free from ostentation or pretension; Not showy or obtrusive; Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes.

Usage examples (35)
  • The restrained elegance of the room
  • Adjective : The actor gave a restrained performance
  • As for what you call restrained, others might call it something different.
  • Intense emotion, though restrained, is visible in the faces of everyone present. for more
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