Examples of reserved in a Sentence
She is a very reserved young woman.
The front row is reserved for faculty.
Recent Examples of reserved from the Web
Substantial support came from Saori Tsukada as her Shadow, who looked like Woman but spoke in a cooler, deeper voice with a more reserved demeanor.
And the San Antonio Express-News gave it the kind of three-star review (full disclosure: written by yours truly) reserved for white-tablecloth bistros with waiters and wine lists.
Understand that your daughter-in-law might simply be a reserved person.
Even the reserved Wilson couldn’t resist Roosevelt’s effusive charm.
Sponsors will also enjoy reserved seating at the gala.
Whisk in reserved red chile sauce, 1 tablespoon at a time, until smooth and thick.
Like its polite, though chronically reserved staff, the Inn at the Biltmore Estate is above all a formal affair.
Every February, Rustic Manor closes for four weeks, which will allow the construction team to come in and remove the existing barn wall, opening the barn to the new addition without disruption of any reserved events.
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First Known Use of reserved
Synonymsclosemouthed, dumb, laconic, silent, reticent, taciturn, tight-lipped, uncommunicative
Antonymsblabby, chatty, communicative, conversational, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, motormouthed, mouthy, talkative, talky, unreserved
Related Wordsaloof, indrawn, inhibited, introverted, silent, restrained; sedate, self-contained, sober, staid; backward, bashful, coy, demure, diffident, modest, retiring, self-effacing, sheepish
Near Antonymsfree-spoken, outspoken, vocal; gossipy, talebearing; diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy; extroverted (also extraverted), gregarious, outgoing, sociable
Synonym Discussion of reserved
- the strong, silent type
- taciturn villagers
- was reticent about his plans
- greetings were brief, formal, and reserved
- the secretive research and development division
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