Usage examples for restrained

  1. She gave a shrill cry, rushed back into the little drawing- room, and, burying her face in a corner of the sofa, gave vent to her long- restrained emotions in a burst of hot, blissful tears. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  2. His manners were restrained and gentle. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  3. " Yes," answered Adam in restrained measured tones. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  4. 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
  5. The officer was restrained – Hetty Wesley by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch