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Synonyms for restrained

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  1. restrained, reticent, unemotionaladjective

    cool and formal in manner

    guarded, moderate, untalkative, retiring, reticent, self-effacing, quiet, unemotional

    unrestrained, intemperate, ostentatious, unhindered, unhampered, excessive, freewheeling, ungoverned, demonstrative, unbridled, unlaced, incautious, uncurbed, overweening, exuberant, highflying(a), pretentious, unchecked, extravagant, unbuttoned

  2. restrainedadjective

    under restraint

    quiet, unemotional, moderate, guarded, reticent

    freewheeling, unhampered, intemperate, unrestrained, unlaced, exuberant, pretentious, ungoverned, highflying(a), unbridled, excessive, extravagant, unbuttoned, incautious, overweening, demonstrative, unchecked, ostentatious, unhindered, uncurbed

  3. moderate, restrainedadjective

    marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes

    "moderate in his demands"; "restrained in his response"

    quiet, unemotional, moderate, temperate, guarded, reticent

    unlaced, pretentious, overweening, demonstrative, freewheeling, ostentatious, ungoverned, unchecked, unhampered, highflying(a), unbridled, uncurbed, unrestrained, unbuttoned, incautious, extravagant, excessive, intemperate, exuberant, unhindered

  4. quiet, restrainedadjective

    not showy or obtrusive

    "clothes in quiet good taste"

    placid, moderate, hushed, guarded, still, muted, reticent, smooth, unruffled, tranquil, quiet, unemotional, subdued

    excessive, ungoverned, unchecked, unbridled, overweening, highflying(a), unbuttoned, demonstrative, uncurbed, ostentatious, unhampered, unrestrained, intemperate, incautious, freewheeling, exuberant, extravagant, pretentious, unlaced, unhindered

  5. guarded, restrainedadjective


    "guarded optimism"

    quiet, unemotional, moderate, guarded, reticent

    unbridled, intemperate, unbuttoned, ostentatious, demonstrative, highflying(a), ungoverned, exuberant, excessive, incautious, unhindered, overweening, unchecked, unrestrained, extravagant, pretentious, unhampered, unlaced, freewheeling, uncurbed

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  1. secluded

    Submitted by rinat on May 31, 2023  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "restrained":

    braked, moderate, restricted, limited, hampered

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  1. Edmund Jennings:

    If discovered Charles Pinckney may be impeached, if Charles Pinckney be not impeachable Charles Pinckney may be displaced at the end of the four years. . . I consider, therefore, that Charles Pinckney is restrained from receiving any present or emoluments whatever.

  2. Albert Einstein:

    A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.

  3. Justice Babatunde Adejumo:

    The defendants are hereby restrained from carrying out the threat contained in their communique.

  4. William Blake:

    Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

  5. Bertrand Russell:

    Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.

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