Associations to the word «Restrained»

Wiktionary

RESTRAINED, adjective. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
RESTRAINED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of restrain

Dictionary definition

RESTRAINED, adjective. Cool and formal in manner.
RESTRAINED, adjective. Under restraint.
RESTRAINED, adjective. Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; "moderate in his demands"; "restrained in his response".
RESTRAINED, adjective. Not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste".
RESTRAINED, adjective. Prudent; "guarded optimism".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley