Usage examples for restrained

  1. His manners were restrained and gentle. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  2. However lively his mood might be, his fun was always sure to be restrained by the nicest sense of natural propriety. – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  3. " Yes," answered Adam in restrained, measured tones. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith