reserved

Part of speech: adverb

Reservedly.

Part of speech: noun

Reservedness.

Part of speech: adjective

Distant in manner; undemonstrative.

Part of speech: adjective

Retained; kept back.

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Usage examples "reserved":

  1. The heavy emphasis upon this subject should be reserved for the later grades of the elementary school. - "What the Schools Teach and Might Teach", John Franklin Bobbitt.
  2. A disconcerting directness he reserved for the embarrassment of his friends. - "Gargoyles", Ben Hecht.
  3. She had reserved her judgment, however, until her niece should explain, and the opportunity for a quiet talk had come upon the third morning after their arrival. - "'Lizbeth of the Dale", Marian Keith.