Kept within sensible limits
Not showy or obtrusive
Tending to keep one's thoughts and emotions to oneself
She knew he heard the restrained emotion by his pause.
This time, she sensed restrained power of a different kind.
He restrained himself as much as possible to keep from injuring Ully.s test subject.
He restrained the urge to reach out to her.
God, acting as a good king and a true father, has given us a will which cannot be restrained, compelled or thwarted.