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English definition of “restrained”

restrained

adjective     /rɪˈstreɪnd/
acting in a calm and controlled way: I was expecting him to be furious but he was very restrained.Self-control and moderation controlled: a more restrained policy on mortgage lending The tone of his poetry is restrained and unemotional.Self-control and moderation
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