Usage examples for reserved

  1. He feels very keenly, but he would naturally be somewhat reserved in talking to you. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  2. At first he seemed a little confused; for he was reserved toward women. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  3. For what am I reserved? – Maria The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
  4. Before strangers he is very reserved, and seldom says a word. – The True George Washington [10th Ed.] by Paul Leicester Ford
  5. On the contrary, the moment Mr. Richard had made up his mind that he should fall in love with Elsie, he began to be more reserved with her, and to try to make friends in other quarters. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  6. The house was filled, with the exception of a small space reserved at the right hand of the principal chief for the visitors. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  7. She had learnt to be afraid and reserved. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  8. It seemed to intimate that he reserved a great deal to say to her, and that, perhaps more, he reserved a great deal to think and not to say. – Franklin Kane by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  9. Three fellows wanted to take you driving in the morning, but I reserved that privilege for yours truly. – Molly Brown's Junior Days by Nell Speed
  10. The Inca reserved a considerable force to attend on his own person, with which he retired to Tambo, a strongly fortified place south of the valley of Yucay, the favorite residence of his ancestors. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  11. It gets its style from being so- reserved and so just exactly right. – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  12. One feels for this latter class merely contempt, but one's pity is reserved for the former. – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  13. I did not know her very well, she was not the sort of woman any one ever knew well- very cold in manner and reserved- and I had always been afraid of her, but I forgot my fear that day. – East of the Shadows by Mrs. Hubert Barclay
  14. Reserved for the Duke and Duchess of Hereward! – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  15. I was always reserved, and never admitted anyone into the deep things of my life- but when I was twenty my father perceived that I was going through some inward crisis. – The Prodigal Returns by Lilian Staveley