HyperDic: restrained

English > 5 senses of the word restrained:
ADJECTIVEallrestrained, reticent, unemotionalcool and formal in manner
allrestrainedunder restraint
allrestrained, moderatemarked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes / extremes
allrestrained, quietnot showy or obtrusive
allrestrained, guardedprudent
restrained > pronunciation
Soundsriystrey'nd
Rhymesascertained ... untrained: 26 rhymes with eynd...
English > restrained: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCool and formal in manner.
Synonymsreticent, unemotional
Broaderundemonstrativenot given to open expression of emotion
Spanishreservado, reticente
Catalanreticent
English > restrained: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUnder restraint.
Narrowerclosestrictly confined or guarded
low-key, low-keyed, subduedRestrained in style or quality
unexpansivenot given to high spirits or effusiveness
See alsocontrolledRestrained or managed or kept within certain bounds
inhibitedheld back or restrained or prevented
reservedmarked by self-restraint and reticence
Oppositeunrestrainednot subject to restraint
Spanishcontenido, reprimido
English > restrained: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmarked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes / extremes.
Example "restrained in his response"
Synonymmoderate
Broadertemperatenot extreme / extreme in behavior
Spanishcomedido, moderado
English > restrained: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot showy or obtrusive.
Synonymquiet
Broaderunostentatious, unpretentious, unpretendingnot ostentatious
Spanishsobrio
English > restrained: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningprudent.
Synonymguarded
Broadercautiousshowing careful forethought
Spanishcomedido
Catalanmesurat

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