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Definition of "restrained" []

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

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Use "restrained" in a sentence
  • "If restrained by sin, or disobedience, or ignorance, or wilfulness of any sort, then power _restrained_, held in check, not evident."
  • "As for what you call restrained, others might call it something different."
  • "I hope this can be provided in restrained language to the exclusion of your usual repertoire of obscene anatomical absurdities. on March 16, 2009 at 1: 24 pm | Reply pchawkeye"