Definition of 'restrained'
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Other contributors to the programme are less restrained. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His own approach has been much less restrained. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This week we look at two new models promising fun in a more restrained style. The Sun (2008)Most crucial to the success of the result was the restrained style of caricature. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He stood on the edge of his technical area for the entire match making points in a restrained manner. The Sun (2014)Tempting as it is to plunge into these, adopt a more restrained approach. Times, Sunday Times (2008)For a more restrained approach, try coating your risers in a single shade. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But for the most part these were restrained performances, moving where angels feared to tread. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The language is distilled, elegant and restrained. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Her restrained and utterly elegant food uses few ingredients, all impeccable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their graffiti is less restrained. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The scars from that experience have healed but you could still see them in the rider's relatively restrained reaction to victory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It was a brilliant bit of cooking: simple, restrained and utterly delicious. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I would be less restrained. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This first picture of the 508 shows the more restrained and elegant front of all the firm's new cars. The Sun (2010)These are very carefully controlled poems, but some of them would benefit from being less restrained: too many are too slight or quiet for their own good. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
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Translations for 'restrained'
British English: restrained ADJECTIVE
Someone who is restrained is very calm and unemotional.
In the circumstances he felt he'd been very restrained.
Definition of restrained from the Collins English Dictionary
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