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Dictionary definition for: Restrained

1. (s) cool and formal in manner

2. (a) under restraint

3. (s) marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes; "moderate in his demands" "restrained in his response"

4. (s) not showy or obtrusive; "clothes in quiet good taste"

5. (s) free from ostentation or pretension; "the restrained elegance of the room"

6. (s) prudent; "guarded optimism"

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