Examples of restrained in a Sentence
She was admired for her restrained behavior.
a restrained style of architecture
The room was decorated with restrained colors.
Recent Examples of restrained from the Web
Thus far, China’s government has reacted to new tariff actions by the Trump administration with relatively restrained words and promises of proportional responses to the American government’s actions.
At City this season his tinkering has been relatively restrained.
The teacher played in the other room, alone, the pieces softer, more restrained.
In China, ostensibly the focus of Mr Trump’s actions, the public response has been more restrained.
While the European Commission, officially in charge of trade matters for the entire EU, has echoed Mr. Trump’s belligerent language, the chancellor has been more restrained.
Thayer’s restrained temperament and his elegant — if slightly underpowered — sound fit Bach’s classically balanced structure in this three-movement work with hand-in-glove smoothness.
The surprisingly roomy interior is somewhat restrained but attractive.
USA TODAY Sports Compared to other schools among college football’s elite, Ohio State has been relatively restrained in its compensation of assistant coaches.
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First Known Use of restrained
RESTRAINED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of restrained for English Language Learners
: showing careful self-control
: not too colorful or fancy
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