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Reserved vs. Restrained — What's the Difference?

Reserved vs. Restrained — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Reserved and Restrained

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Reserved

Reserved is a Polish clothing store chain, part of LPP, which has more than 1,700 stores located in 20 countries.
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Restrained

Kept under control; subdued or moderate
Restrained laughter.
A restrained foreign policy.
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Reserved

Slow to reveal emotion or opinions
He is a reserved, almost taciturn man
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Restrained

Characterized by self-restraint; reserved
A restrained and self-effacing manner.
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Reserved

Kept specially for a particular person
A reserved seat
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Restrained

Prevented from moving; held down or secured
Restrained passengers.
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Reserved

Designated as unavailable except for a certain purpose or user; kept in reserve
A row of reserved seats near the stage.
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Restrained

Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
He greeted her for the first time in three years with a restrained embrace.
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Reserved

Given to or marked by self-restraint and reticence
A reserved person.
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Restrained

(obsolete) Proscribed, restricted.
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Reserved

Simple past tense and past participle of reserve
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Restrained

Simple past tense and past participle of restrain
He was restrained by the straight jacket.
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Reserved

(comparable) Slow to reveal emotion or opinions.
He was a quiet, reserved person.
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Restrained

Cool and formal in manner
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Reserved

(not comparable) Set aside for a particular person or purpose.
I'm sorry, sir, but these are reserved seats.
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Restrained

Under restraint
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Reserved

Kept for future or special use, or for an exigency; as, reserved troops; a reserved seat in a theater.
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Restrained

Marked by avoidance of extravagance or extremes;
Moderate in his demands
Restrained in his response
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Reserved

Restrained from freedom in words or actions; backward, or cautious, in communicating one's thoughts and feelings; not free or frank.
To all obliging, yet reserved to all.
Nothing reserved or sullen was to see.
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Restrained

Not showy or obtrusive;
Clothes in quiet good taste
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Reserved

Set aside for the use of a particular person or party
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Restrained

Free from ostentation or pretension;
The restrained elegance of the room
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Reserved

Marked by self-restraint and reticence;
Was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion
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Restrained

Prudent;
Guarded optimism
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Reserved

Cool and formal in manner
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