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contained

[kuh n-teynd] /kənˈteɪnd/
adjective
1.
showing restraint or calmness; controlled; poised:
She was contained throughout the ordeal.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English conteynyd. See contain, -ed2
Related forms
containedly
[kuh n-tey-nid-lee] /kənˈteɪ nɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
subcontained, adjective
uncontained, adjective
well-contained, adjective
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