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Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
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  1. Characterized by restraint; exercising, or showing the results of, self-discipline or rational control; controlled
  2. Prevented from moving; held down or secured:
  3. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
Serious and intense; not joking or playful; sincere, ardent, etc.
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  1. Serious and intense; not joking or playful; sincere, ardent, etc.
  2. Showing or expressing sincerity or seriousness:
Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
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  1. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
  2. Dignified and somber in conduct or character:
  3. Fraught with danger or harm:
Characterized by abstinence
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  1. Characterized by abstinence
  2. Moderate, esp. in eating and drinking; temperate
  3. Characterized by abstinence or moderation:
Without wind or motion; still; quiet
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  1. Without wind or motion; still; quiet
  2. Not excited or agitated; composed:
  3. Nearly or completely motionless; undisturbed:
  1. Calm, peaceful.
  2. Of or concerning countries bordering the Pacific Ocean, especially those of Asia and North America.
  3. Of, in, or near the Pacific Ocean.
Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
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  1. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  2. Giving cause for concern; dangerous
  3. Not joking or trifling:
Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
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  1. Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
  2. Calm, quiet, or composed; esp., serious and unemotional; staid; decorous
Alternative spelling of clearheaded.
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Not agitated or excited; tranquil
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  1. Not agitated or excited; tranquil
  2. Nearly or completely motionless; undisturbed:
  3. Without wind or motion; still; quiet
Of or characteristic of ascetics or asceticism; self-denying; austere
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  1. Of or characteristic of ascetics or asceticism; self-denying; austere
  2. Of or relating to ascetics; characterized by rigorous self-denial or self-discipline; austere; abstinent; involving a withholding of physical pleasure.
  3. Relating to, characteristic of, or leading a life of self-discipline and self-denial, especially for spiritual improvement.
That does not shake, tremble, totter, etc.; firm; fixed; stable
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  1. That does not shake, tremble, totter, etc.; firm; fixed; stable
  2. Not given to sudden changes in behavior, loyalty, disposition, etc.
  3. Not easily excited or upset:
Marked by the absence of natural or normal moisture:
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  1. Marked by the absence of natural or normal moisture:
  2. Having or characterized by little or no rain:
  3. Eaten or served without butter, gravy, or other garnish:
Characterized by abstinence
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  1. Characterized by abstinence
  2. Characterized by abstinence or moderation:
  3. Moderate, esp. in eating and drinking; temperate
Characterized by self-restraint in, esp. by total abstinence from, sexual activity
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  1. Characterized by self-restraint in, esp. by total abstinence from, sexual activity
  2. One of the seven great landmasses of the Earth. The continents are Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
  3. Self-restrained; temperate
(Biology) Of or relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
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  1. (Biology) Of or relating to a virus that infects bacterial cells but rarely causes lysis:
  2. Having a temperate climate
  3. Of or occurring in the Temperate Zone:
Not overly ornate; simple in style.
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  1. Not overly ornate; simple in style.
  2. (Idiomatic) Practical; realistic; pragmatic.
  3. Realistic or practical
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Definite; firm:
  1. Stubborn; wilful.
  2. Realistic; pragmatic.
  3. Shrewd and unsentimental; practical; matter-of-fact
Straightforward or unemotional:
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  1. Straightforward or unemotional:
  2. Of, or relating to facts only; literal, realistic
  3. Sticking strictly to facts; literal, unimaginative, unemotional, prosaic, etc.
Relating to or being an indicator of disease, such as a physical sign, laboratory test, or x-ray, that can be observed or verified by someone other than the person being evaluated.
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  1. Relating to or being an indicator of disease, such as a physical sign, laboratory test, or x-ray, that can be observed or verified by someone other than the person being evaluated.
  2. Determined by and emphasizing the features and characteristics of the object, or thing dealt with, rather than the thoughts and feelings of the artist, writer, or speaker
  3. Of or having to do with a known or perceived object as distinguished from something existing only in the mind of the subject, or person thinking
Manifested in or involving practice:
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  1. Manifested in or involving practice:
  2. Concerned with the production or operation of something useful:
  3. Having or showing good judgment; sensible:
(Rare) Busy or active, esp. in a meddlesome way
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  1. (Rare) Busy or active, esp. in a meddlesome way
  2. Concerned with actual practice, everyday affairs, etc., not with theory or speculation; practical
  3. Dealing or concerned with facts or actual occurrences; practical.
(Law) Relating to affairs of state.
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  1. (Law) Relating to affairs of state.
  2. Arbuthnot
  3. Pragmatic; practical; businesslike
Lacking in imagination and spirit; dull.
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  1. Lacking in imagination and spirit; dull.
  2. Commonplace, dull and ordinary
  3. Of or like prose rather than poetry; often, specif., heavy, flat, unimaginative, etc.
Tending to or expressing an awareness of things as they really are:
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  1. Tending to or expressing an awareness of things as they really are:
  2. Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were.
  3. Tending to face facts; practical rather than visionary
Facing facts and difficulties with strength and determination; realistic and resolute.
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  1. Facing facts and difficulties with strength and determination; realistic and resolute.
  2. Not distracted from actual facts by enticements, intimidation, or sentimentality; steadfast in one's actions, commitments, beliefs, etc.
  3. Shrewd and unsentimental; practical; realistic
Showing or expressing sincerity or seriousness:
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  1. Showing or expressing sincerity or seriousness:
  2. Serious and intense; not joking or playful; sincere, ardent, etc.
(--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
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  1. (--- Theol.) So evil as to cause spiritual death; mortal
  2. Fraught with danger or harm:
  3. Requiring serious thought; important; weighty
Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
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  1. Serenely deliberate, composed, and dignified in character or manner.
  2. Calm, quiet, or composed; esp., serious and unemotional; staid; decorous
Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
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  1. Requiring or carried out with careful thought or concern:
  2. Concerned with important rather than trivial matters:
  3. Not joking or trifling:
Made with deep sincerity or invoking the force of religion:
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  1. Made with deep sincerity or invoking the force of religion:
  2. Serious or grave
  3. Serious and dignified:
Mentally depressed or depressing; melancholy
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  1. Mentally depressed or depressing; melancholy
  2. Earnest and solemn; grave
  3. Serious; grave:
(Rare) Resisting change; fixed
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  1. (Rare) Resisting change; fixed
  2. Characterized by sedateness and often a strait-laced sense of propriety; serious and conventional.
  3. Serious, organized, and professional; sober
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