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restrained

[ri-streynd] /rɪˈstreɪnd/
adjective
1.
characterized by restraint:
The actor gave a restrained performance.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; restrain + -ed2
Related forms
restrainedly, adverb
nonrestrained, adjective
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restrained

/rɪˈstreɪnd/
adjective
1.
(of a person or person's manner) calm and unemotional
2.
(of clothes, décor, etc) subtle and tasteful
Derived Forms
restrainedly (rɪˈstreɪnɪdlɪ) adverb
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Word Origin and History for non-restrained

restrained

adj.

"repressed, kept under control," 1570s, past participle adjective from restrain.

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