Synonym of reserved

Alternative for reserved

Antonym: communicative,

reserves, reserved, reserving

Synonym: hold, keep, preserve, put aside, save, store,

Adjective

Slow to reveal emotion or opinions
uncommunicative reticent cool formal restrained silent aloof retiring taciturn cold secretive shy unapproachable undemonstrative unsociable quiet self-contained unforthcoming close-mouthed demure distant private self-restrained close constrained detached remote stand-offish unfriendly withdrawn cautious diffident guarded media-shy modest chilly closemouthed dumb frigid inhibited introverted laconic prim self-effacing shrinking tight-lipped timid unemotional unresponsive Olympian retired snobbish standoffish backward bashful ceremonious collected composed conventional eremitic gentle icy mild misanthropic noncommittal offish peaceful placid reclusive sedate serene soft-spoken solitary uncompanionable antisocial frosty indifferent stiff coy impersonal cold-eyed dispassionate unassertive unassuming unbending sheepish asocial humble mum mom dry unclubbable meek unsympathetic standoff cold-blooded unconcerned timorous haughty unwelcoming discreet mute passionless unfeeling buttoned-up recessive apathetic speechless clammed up emotionless glacial controlled introvert chill calm self-conscious impassive wooden hesitant uptight phlegmatic austere sober embarrassed incurious tongue-tied forbidding unconfident uncordial close-lipped insecure stolid inhospitable gelid uninterested apprehensive unexpressive wary hostile muted mousy untalkative buttoned up self-controlled disdainful moderate clammy antiseptic brittle reluctant hard-eyed unpretentious nervous unsocial staid stony starchy temperate careful unobtrusive supercilious suspicious unaffable affectless conservative uncongenial unenthusiastic tightlipped sententious incommunicable blushing incommunicative fearful wintry poker-faced wintery lukewarm coldish stoical frozen arctic stilted sparing uncommunicable chary laid-back unneighbourly stuffy stoic impassible disinterested numb strait-laced secret casual down-to-earth cagey uninvolved considerate hushed wordless thoughtful circumspect unmoved curt unpresuming seemly brooding uppity prudent proper dark repressed callous unassured hermitic inarticulate evasive unspeaking unneighborly tight-mouthed cool, calm and collected judicious unruffled unflappable chaste unexcitable nice stern prudish aw-shucks decorous straight rigid heartless subdued imperturbable on the QT simple matter-of-fact reasonable zipped uneasy voiceless abashed dour steady clamlike measured lowly at a loss for words tactful skittish shamefaced self-possessed isolated tentative unamicable clinical pompous priggish unostentatious offhand withdrawing contained nongregarious distrustful sensible politic non-communicative dried-up uncivil uncurious unrevealing offended impertinent procacious annoyed impudent insolent level-headed severe antagonistic unaffected seclusive nonchalant square pure alert heedful rabbity hush-hush unpassioned abstract rational gingerly safe hard-hearted deadpan tranquil virginal virtuous laid back watchful vigilant decent mumchance attentive calculating flat cold-hearted eremetic balanced serious dummied up introspective unsure disciplined abstracted in check unimpassioned preoccupied mannered not talkative inward-looking cold as ice faint-hearted businesslike strained insular lost for words hermit-like awkward cloistered maidenly unloving unsentimental diplomatic soft enigmatic snooty cynical unpretending proud unwilling deep afraid recluse coquettish under control still uncomfortable kittenish off inconspicuous disagreeable prissy secluded ungregarious unkind unpleasant spiritless polite unboastful ungracious ascetic courteous rude thick-skinned hard-boiled anchoritic eremitical mim stuck up insensible puritanical niminy-piminy dried up fogeyish putting on airs leery overmodest arrogant jaundiced affected lone inimical stuck-up old-fashioned independent equable removed plain solemn insouciant negative correct neutral inapproachable discourteous spacey dumbstruck hermitical of few words dumbfounded untroubled inaccessible expressionless toneless hollow dead blank bland vacant uncharitable hateful narrow-minded insensitive objective bottled up ill at ease hardened grouchy strict unexpansive starched spaced-out playing one's cards close to one's chest prim and proper pococurante impartial keeping people at arm's length out of it discriminating observant precautious nowhere immovable nonemotional self-centred fuddy-duddy with reservations stick-in-the-mud easy even self-centered warm nonvocal struck dumb on the lookout self-sufficient with eyes peeled of the old school levelheaded soundless saying nothing not saying boo all alone unable to get a word out stony-eyed unexcessive bereft of speech not given to excesses stiff-necked unextreme avoidant unaffectionate unamiable unnatural forced costive sullen frustrated deliberate tamed restricted limited brusque vestal unsullied superior undefiled contrived laboured artificial ungenial girlish doubtful socially inhibited mopey mopish camera-shy arch flirtatious retreated aseptic insociable kind scowling punctilious sequestered genuine natural half-hearted tepid hung up immaculate intact self-doubting uncertain steely flinty unhappy depressing mean-looking stodgy ungainly docile alienated put on airs unconversational unsmiling passive ashamed ingenuous ordinary artless unambitious apologetic respectful indrawn low-pitched low muffled hushful low-keyed simpering short outside repellent lifeless dubious blenching flinching unpoised low-key unaggressive hard fierce discouraging off-putting hermitlike contemplative self-interested pensive self-absorbed unenthused unnoticeable low-profile labored not forward monastic exact precise cowering weak-kneed trembling quaking cool-headed hard-headed not forthcoming complacent perfunctory unimposing cold-shoulder contemptuous withering ruminative meditative reflective inner-directed unagitated inflexible uninquiring zipped one's lips have tight chops lacking courage easily frightened unimpressionable unfazed inscrutable secluse hermetic hardhearted official bureaucratic inhuman keeping a low profile stony-hearted disinclined loath hesitating wavering indisposed ladylike respectable unprejudiced uncommitted unbiased cryptic wise strategic obdurate inexpressive listless coldhearted marble uncompassionate blah unwilling to mix with other people sceptical self-deprecating free from vanity hiding one's light under a bushel wouldn't say boo to a goose innocent pokerfaced wimpish mousey yellow gutless tremulous chicken fainthearted scary fearsome yellow-bellied sissy trepidatious featureless colorless soulless gray colourless grey equal uncolored depersonalised faceless candid depersonalized nondiscriminatory anonymous monolithic resigned undercover backstairs covert sly furtive feline mysterious intelligent judgmatical judgmatic discerning stable tolerant regular silentious unheard unimpressible insusceptible goody-goody old-maidish buttoning up clamming up hidden mum's the word tight chops zipping one's lips buttoning one's lip malevolent shut away straight arrow by the numbers shocked sagacious softly-softly kid-glove delicate lenient abstinent peaceable straight-faced indurated inexcitable averse astounded under wraps inobtrusive nonaggressive corked up in charge chilled on a leash in control of yourself closed up in private in chambers in privacy pessimistic inhumane earnest aghast dazed thunderstruck amazed awake civil worldly-wise faint cowardly shuddering recreant poor-spirited frightened scared considered not excessive compromising lonely alone strictly business cold turkey dependable settled reliable in the background in the dark sober-minded benign even-tempered sobersided gobsmacked flabbergasted selfish sarcastic hating egoistic sardonic egotistical misanthropical companionless shell-shocked along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches on lookout having foresight not rash dumbstricken obmutescent playing your cards close to your chest mature anxious troubled friendless skeptical unaccompanied knocked for six cool as cucumber astonished aphonic hit for six like a clam poised responsible sound carefree secure restless tense discomposed edgy unsettled unperturbed blithe surly sour lonesome good full of common sense well balanced calculable serious-minded unswerving having both feet on the ground medium comfortable checked regulated constant curbed relaxed perturbed unrelaxed bothered nervy jittery antsy mindful provident aware special one-off sole unique singular one only unworried deadly musty conformist aggressive ill-natured suspecting scrupulous shrewd forethoughtful unquiet discomforted disquieted discomfited devil-may-care happy-go-lucky humourless fusty by itself quarrelsome unanxious old-fogeyish nasty keeping a weather eye on all ears walking on egg shells thinking twice keeping on one's toes handling with kid gloves on your guard belt-and-braces watching one's step watching out walking on eggs on your toes taking it slow playing safe hedging one's bets on the qui vive on guard on the watch with one's eyes peeled genteel narrow magisterial fetid straitlaced important self-important hot bloated humorless puffy foetid Victorian smug smoky smelly careless lighthearted slaphappy gay lightsome oblivious debonair doubting antipathetic menacing adversary obnoxious mortal impolite adversarial unmannerly unattended forsaken sui generis out-of-the-way particular deserted lacking social skills by oneself on edge stag separate lorn on its own verecund blushful recoiling lofty nonplussed cross ill-disposed against conflicting opposite estranged malicious disaffected malignant spiteful competitive unpromising contrary warlike vengeful acrimonious opposed censorious combative grudging gruff unbothered not bothered forgetful feckless inattentive lackadaisical blind supine deaf without a care in the world at ease not giving a toss heedless undisturbed negligent undaunted easily embarrassed non-committal on ice as dry as dust cold fish lone wolf vague not on speaking terms overcareful canny overcautious

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Severe or strict in manner or attitude
austere stern severe strict harsh cold hard formal grim flinty grave rigorous serious stiff unfeeling forbidding solemn dour steely stony chilly frigid frosty icy stringent stuffy unemotional unfriendly unrelenting unsmiling aloof distant exacting inflexible unsympathetic authoritarian fierce gruff illiberal louring rigid tough unbending uncharitable unforgiving unyielding intimidating lowering ramrod remote rough rugged solid astringent earnest inexorable obdurate somber sombre ungentle hard-boiled hard-nosed heavy-handed mean-looking no-nonsense stark cruel callous bleak inhuman brutal merciless oppressive ruthless pitiless hard-hearted heartless savage unpleasant sober glum disagreeable insensitive bad unmerciful unsparing relentless sadistic ferocious hostile sullen uncaring sedate inhospitable menacing staid firm bitter threatening stony-hearted dire inhumane uncompromising draconian humourless humorless spartan remorseless onerous grievous unkind difficult hardhearted resolute excruciating hard-line dismal cold-blooded awful barbaric barbarous cold-hearted cheerless horrible morose comfortless unhumorous gloomy frightening sobersided unpitying hardhanded trying sinister burdensome disapproving frowning deadpan vicious adamant harrowing with a heart of stone dark frightful surly fearsome searing unfavorable unfavourable straitened glowering despotic dreary thick-skinned weighty terrible cutthroat uncomic compassionless desensitized indurate soulless case-hardened pachydermatous insensate stonyhearted stoney affectless slash-and-burn take-no-prisoners ironhearted poker-faced heavy ominous truculent dangerous depressing hellish strait-laced uncomfortable disturbing downbeat foreboding formidable tyrannical distressing joyless hardened desensitised long-faced sad tortuous po-faced sour wretched fiery adverse violent desolate unrestrained intense fiendish crushing overbearing beastly indifferent intransigent crabbed bestial ghastly unfortunate brutish negative unmoved unendurable murderous brassbound venomous daunting disheartening funereal demanding sulky wild melancholic grim-faced fell churlish mean drastic discouraging unpermissive autocratic exigent hard-hitting immutable steadfast inclement cantankerous unwelcome worrying uncompassionate straight-faced critical dreadful domineering immovable gray grey resolved intractable parlous upsetting determined hopeless inauspicious discomforting stony-faced bullheaded troubled agonising troublesome hardheaded quiet single-minded cast-iron unpropitious woeful agonizing biting painful pressing detached wicked implacable unloving businesslike dispassionate tormenting maleficent wolfish torturous impenetrable uninviting challenging intemperate tight-lipped unremitting matter-of-fact premeditated imperturbable pokerfaced unapproachable intolerable tyrannous abusive intolerant dictatorial complicated uncommunicative expressionless impassive coldhearted satanic lacking compassion insensible hatchetjob coldblooded dog-eat-dog contemplative pensive scabrous disastrous calamitous suppressive grumpy cross unsentimental overwhelming Spartan bare-bones insufferable barren grinding scowling cool blank taxing splenetic crusty grouchy killer instinct awkward introspective composed ruminative thoughtful reflective subdued extreme desperate refractory headstrong pugnacious hard-shell bad-tempered hard-faced dejected saturnine ugly wearing unbearable tactless two-fisted hard-bitten boot-faced ill-tempered horrendous disadvantageous horrifying disciplinarian dogged hard-core imperious obstinate ascetical iron-fisted by the book absolute dyed-in-the-wool browbeating mulish ossified stiff-necked ascetic unflinching disciplinary hard-shelled high-handed unplayful bound and determined bookish deep in thought thoughtless inconsiderate terrifying unwelcoming disquieting jarring inept undiplomatic bungling aggressive furious untamed feral overstrict forceful coercive OTT excessive untoward disconcerting unruly bloodthirsty malevolent rabid brute malignant puritanical douce dispiriting disappointing impetuous raging convulsive baleful delirious over the top dull monstrous incessive raving uncontrollable enraged undomesticated fearful horrific troubling displeasing dismaying ironhanded angry frantic infuriated crazed mad butcherly rapacious perilous injurious animalistic primitive tigerish biffo aggers shocking unnerving unlucky testing unhappy alarming regrettable hair-raising miserable irritable bewildering poignant off-putting distressful perturbing depressive frustrating macabre irksome serious-minded discommodious objectionable black direful doleful set fixed mephitical repellant repellent loathsome vexing appalling annoying abhorrent galling perplexing distasteful unpalatable melancholy revulsive unamusing aggravating uncongenial irritating unpleasing distressed tragic repugnant ill-fated hard-pressed lurid shadowy tortured harmful undesirable full of hardship doubtful mournful strained ill-omened treacherous ill-boding chilling nightmarish precarious messy jeopardous morbid apocalyptic rocky very bad unswerving undeviating bound unwavering irreversible unchangeable exact unshakeable concrete unalterable profound significant consequential static unchanging unvarying incompliant invariable unadaptable unmoving changeless definite material urgent pivotal considerable substantial vital major important crucial portentous key monumental appreciable acute eventful momentous heavyweight writ in stone tough nut to crack cut-and-dried locked in decided upon hard and fast dead set hard-and-fast set in stone major league heavy-duty big underlined hefty cold sober of great importance high-priority all-important of consequence of great import no joke of moment life and death of great consequence life-and-death no laughing matter of significance matter of life and death big deal far-reaching apathetic crotchety unempathetic anesthetized feelingless unamiable sensationless emotionless anaesthetized deadened uncordial cold fish

Adjective

Having or showing a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect
dignified distinguished august stately decorous formal noble lofty solemn staid ceremonious courtly exalted imposing grand kingly lordly proper sedate upright venerable composed eminent gracious highbrow honorable honourable imperial imperious impressive majestic portly proud regal serious aristocratic couth distingué grave great highfalutin' magisterial magnificent nifty refined respectable respected somber sombre starchy superior self-respecting just so glorious splendid royal elevated illustrious grandiose monumental gallant striking heroic superb massive magnific awe-inspiring epic baronial heroical Homeric important fine renowned princely honoured prominent resplendent commanding honored esteemed powerful celebrated sublime notable pompous palatial awesome worthy leading high-ranking sumptuous prestigious spectacular high big influential highly regarded revered supreme ceremonial preeminent marvellous splendiferous highest acclaimed prime towering traditional rich marvelous pre-eminent elegant noted statuesque authoritative outstanding reputable well-known official conventional opulent breathtaking sovereign posh famous premier gorgeous high-minded first dominant stunning dramatic recognized luxurious famed ritualistic foremost formidable recognised ritual stiff well thought of eloquent decent excellent ornate elaborate primary principal queenly lavish handsome predominant chief monarchic terrific overbearing arresting seminal large arch extraordinary iconic haughty first-class number one resonant mighty admired admirable high profile high-level high-powered something else portentous correct highest-ranking punctilious liturgical hallowed stilted nice inflated beautiful intellectual sacramental celebratory major key venerated deluxe stuffy graceful public scrupulous wonderful main immodest astral exaggerated excessive brilliant central Olympian cardinal capital tremendous magnanimous focal head fantastic paramount magnolious ritzy splendacious stiff-necked noteworthy mind-blowing big-time overblown greatest prodigious high-flown top-ranking huge top core of distinction remarkable integral estimable top-drawer prevailing notorious fabled mega legendary high-born smashing fab primal prized valued alpha trusted all-important puissant distinctive historical fit for a king well-connected upper-class pretentious of influence senior high-up incomparable signal ambitious potent first-rate out of this world super unreal well known major league highly rated orthodox costly number ideal leonine principled procedural articulate rarefied godlike extravagant diplomatic judicious authoritarian self-assured poetic written reverential fit for a prince utopian tall in the saddle virtuous great-hearted fit for a queen fit for a princess momentous monarchial monarchical monarchal eventful top-level controlling mannerly penetrating absorbing pivotal consequential reverenced prepossessing memorable oratorical upper cogent four-star successful phenomenal of note deciding VIP of repute Junoesque well-proportioned material fundamental dynamite cultivated ostentatious moral beneficent valiant very good classy purple flowery queenlike self-important uplifting of high standing good essential worshipped trim poised shapely independent self-sufficient eye-catching staggering lionized nice-looking personable good-looking attractive well-bred state effective civil of mark in the public eye of great consequence far-reaching sacred reverend sage forcible well mannered well-mannered courteous set prescribed exemplary wise moving stirring exciting overwhelming ominous deferential precise stupendous literary presidential exact lionised matriarchal experienced patriarchal philosophical worshipful worshiped tall and dignified sensational astonishing astounding fabulous amazing incredible wondrous higher rigid deliberate affected measured superlative triumphal idealistic learned bossy dictatorial something to write home about one for the book mannered stylized studied grandiloquent seemly decorated unparalleled gifted matchless prior unexcelled peerless unequaled unequalled redoubtable first rate arch- of the first rank unsurpassed big league arrogant domineering autocratic reputed appreciated acknowledged high up slow-moving higher up confident high-handed overweening self-confident peremptory much vaunted well-regarded much touted highly esteemed well received highly thought of patronizing supercilious overconfident immense master leviathan mammoth considerable substantial hulking colossal monstrous oceanic giant gigantesque enormous largish vasty walloping goodly titanic humungous sizable outsized supersize whopping jumbo sizeable monster vast whacking biggish mountainous astronomic elephantine supersized gargantuan humongous voluminous astronomical boxcar gigantic lead cosmic pharaonic bulky planetary husky oversize bumper cosmical tidy cyclopean outsize hefty oversized herculean maestoso galactic patronising dogmatic judicial highhanded patrician premium resounding sonorous apex transcendent super-duper king-size Brobdingnagian king size Himalayan king-sized genteel elite biggest largest cool highborn upmarket overmastering highbred gentle sovran overriding wellborn number-one numero uno blue-blooded widely praised well born upper-crust silk-stocking star significant ruling vital crucial popular big-name topmost critical major-league bright big-league uppermost immortal ultimate heavy lauded basic exceptional presiding supereminent name visible conspicuous storied unforgettable vaunted best high-profile luminous preponderant prevalent salient champion shining top-tier stellar superstar utmost triumphant front-page gratifying ascendant predominate applauded regnant feted world-class surpassing professional praised extolled indispensable intrinsic elemental celeb celebrious high-power redoubted dazzling strictly business laureate playing hard ball overruling effulgent radiant top-notch staple time-honored much publicized heavyweight historic infamous of consequence weighty pleasurable of greatest importance governing dominating widely known No. 1 big-shot much-publicized remembered unrivalled consummate absolute blue-chip chivalrous unrivaled necessary special maximum top-priority especial big-gun creditable winning greathearted underlying must-have established meaningful rudimentary ranking urgent radical reigning directing sterling praiseworthy headmost of prime importance of supreme importance first and foremost up there big name well-thought-of talked about heavy-duty in the limelight having made a name for oneself on the map splendrous heavenly delightful enjoyable finest accomplished expert finished ok splendorous decisive unsurpassable unmatchable rightly prized favoured favored chosen characteristic inherent unlimited familiar enduring perennial evergreen abiding timeless classic time-honoured ageless divine benevolent particular simple strongest telling crack root high-status known flaunted marked splashy proverbial axial constitutional common infinite unrestricted boundless unrestrained unbounded crowning singular beginning opening titled basal constitutive everyday operative keynote strategic quintessential richest oustanding strong adored landmark fateful generous second-to-none total unconditional full utter victory commemorative second to none final compelling determining worthy of mention worthy of note stand-out touted top-rank nonpareil energetic dynamic instrumental trendsetting big-wheel hot-dog underlined of importance intervening superseding of greatest significance commemorated just fine paraded groundbreaking fulfilling considerate guiding front noble-born of gentle birth of noble birth interesting far-famed high-flying promoted overhyped advertised publicized hyped talked of initial in spotlight in limelight inaugural A-number-1 A-1 paragon genius omnipotent supervisory all-powerful overpowering efficacious almighty arbitrary lionlike page-oner publicised boasted about bragged about made much of shown off cheering satisfying epochal red-letter heart-warming rewarding pleasing primo hotshot hotdog commended hailed cheered natural topical holding the reins exulted in crowed about prated about at the cutting edge at the leading edge heavy stuff hot stuff relevant buzzworthy maximal loftiest crown made a display of newsworthy apical zenithal tiptop out of the ordinary of substance most important most prominent most influential most illustrious most powerful most skilled most obvious most noticeable

Adjective

Outside the limits of where one is permitted to be
out of bounds banned closed off forbidden off limits restricted illegal illicit impermissible interdicted not allowed not permitted proscribed ruled out unlawful vetoed no go non licet not acceptable taboo verboten inaccessible prohibited no-go off-limits outlawed unmentionable unacceptable unspeakable unutterable impolite tapu censored unthinkable barred dirty haram anathema rude ineffable indecorous frowned on disapproved of distasteful disapproved offensive beyond the pale contraband against the law criminal illegitimate crooked felonious unlicensed unauthorized shady lawless actionable unofficial lawbreaking unsanctioned wrongful unwarranted black-market bootleg malfeasant unauthorised under the counter wildcat dishonest improper out of line wrong bent dodgy under-the-table heavy no-no disallowed not approved corrupt fraudulent clandestine immoral wicked unconstitutional furtive under-the-counter guilty adulterous violating in violation of law under the table against the rules racket contrary to law out-of-bounds embargoed tabu refused dishonourable out prevented not advisable not on dishonorable smuggled unwarrantable not legal bogus outside the law irregular hot sub rosa prosecutable extralegal closed down culpable unethical villainous indictable nefarious disorderly iniquitous unsavory anarchic delinquent terrorist punishable dark black unruly bad insurrectionary vile insubordinate seditious anarchical mutinous rebellious disruptive mutinying insurgent noncompliant peccant nonconformist sly sinful vicious revolting evil savage anarchistic unrighteous barbarous ungoverned uncivilised racketeering disobedient miscreant excessive rotten recusant uncultivated unsavoury turbulent warlike infringing violent unregulated flagitious unpeaceful contumacious piratical criminogenic uncivilized transgressing nihilistic disordered traitorous smoking gun without law and order off base

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Hidden, isolated, remote
screened secluded abandoned beleaguered blockaded cloistered close closet deserted hidden isolate quarantined quiet removed retired segregated sequestered shy withdrawn alone aloof confidential covert cut off hermetic incommunicado insular lonely lonesome off the beaten track out-of-the-way personal private reclusive remote secluse seclusive secret shut off singular solitary tucked away unapproachable unfrequented uninhabited unsociable sheltered isolated undisturbed concealed off the grid out of the way faraway cut-off inaccessible outlying distant godforsaken far-flung obscure far-off in the back of beyond far hard to find in the middle of nowhere unreachable unget-at-able deep off the map in the sticks away jerkwater backwoods lone Barcoo in the hinterlands in the booay in the tall timbers in the backblocks in the backwoods in the backveld beyond the black stump in the platteland off the beaten path undiscovered god-knows-where middle of nowhere in a backwater off-lying beyond far off far removed separate desolate hidden away far-removed far-out boondocks foreign unknown apart in the depths of … disconnected far flung unsettled off beaten track back frontier wild unvisited inconspicuous alien outlandish in the boondocks shrouded set apart difficult to get to beyond reach out of reach impassable long afar ways good ways miles away stone's throw end of rainbow miles unpopulated barren lost well away quite a ways desert unpeopled beyond the horizon detached closed insulated self-sufficient self-contained in the distance in the boonies abroad

Adjective

Polite, calm, and sensible in behaviour
decorous proper seemly correct decent becoming befitting fit fitting polite appropriate suitable respectable genteel sedate dignified mannerly refined tactful tasteful civilised civilized courtly demure formal modest polished staid gentlemanly ladylike nice comely couth in good taste well behaved well-behaved well bred well mannered ceremonial conforming conventional de rigueur done elegant good meet moral prim restrained right seasonable well-mannered au fait comme il faut civil courteous urbane gracious cultivated well-bred cultured chivalrous sophisticated respectful considerate suave apt gallant ceremonious affable debonair gentle cordial stylish kind apposite graceful traditional thoughtful charming diplomatic orthodox worthy acceptable punctilious stately obliging accepted aristocratic classy discreet due fine fitted applicable posh accomplished well brought up presentable friendly smart prudish priggish snobbish distinguished genial suited august stuffy stiff politic deferential pleasant noble strait-laced complaisant starchy expedient relevant straight convenient just accommodating honourable honorable hospitable benevolent educated handsome charitable fashionable majestic pompous standard official prissy pleasing amiable ritualistic affected approved qualified delicate understanding discerning upright pukka able congenial unctuous good-mannered conservative ostentatious straitlaced condescending prudent capable ornate sociable puritanical compatible timely done thing functional prepared feasible congruous stodgy tolerant felicitous stilted square adapted deserving pertinent ready bland high-class superior spruce developed strict poised sympathetic useful apropos employable adequate rightful smooth pretty happy useable serviceable correspondent available usable well brought-up conformable rigid equal equitable old-fashioned fuddy-duddy stiff-necked well spoken well-spoken stick-in-the-mud of the old school necessary required womanly elaborate haughty enlightened advanced proud finished customary usual de rigeur cavalier OK protocol in order privileged well-born aloof humane good mannered soft-spoken impeccable welcome sober fair tip-top top-notch in keeping fogeyish adulatory complimentary high-bred imposing highbred flattering preux lofty studied conciliatory mild amenable good-natured obsequious concerned neighborly solicitous attentive neighbourly well-respected well-placed upper-class consonant consistent mannered austere starched solemn opportune beautiful obedient orderly desirable artistic uptight the done thing persuasive glib slick luxurious right on just what was ordered on the nose that's the ticket on the button kindly honest opulent sumptuous exquisite classic modish smarmy ingratiating together cool reputable admirable facile svelte composed collected plush grand aesthetic lovely dashing possessed unruffled silky indulgent warm-hearted beneficent benign kind-hearted chic select choice virtuous trustworthy respected acquiescent manageable dutiful compliant distingué equable oily royal coolheaded swanky dainty rare ornamented fancy magnanimous clean-living ritual pretentious confined la-di-da intolerant patronizing patronising artificial hollow snooty precious schmick overdone recherche esthetic stylized Victorian self-composed self-possessed neat above board tidy venerable estimable perceptive subtle judicious sensitive careful cooperative mindful tractable regardful willing well-brought-up well-designed well-dressed smooth-tongued silver-tongued ordinary creditable moderate redoubtable sublime well-thought-of mediocre redoubted of good repute a la mode easy approachable big-hearted loving tender forthcoming bonhomous giving good-hearted amicable niminy-piminy old-maidish mimsy fussy schoolmarmish precise particular fastidious ceremonialistic routine established prescribed media-savvy old-maid po-faced governessy nice-nelly schoolmistressy straightlaced bluenosed highly regarded set formalistic dexterous wise observant deft skilled skilful adroit savvy skillful cautious insightful tactical aware Grundyish square-toed dextrous blue-nose prim and proper moralistic dapper choosy goody-goody meticulous wooden cleanly stickling overmodest spic-and-span nit-picking treating with kid gloves bourgeois conformist treating something with kid gloves traditionalist narrow-minded suburban parochial Pooterish doctrinal Biedermeier dogmatic equipped exploitable operable practicable preferable straight-laced small-town bien pensant button-down good enough -worthy attractive airy trim thin ethereal harmonious light discriminating gossamer snazzy spiffy sharp diaphanous cute fragile lavish experienced well-made simple flowing understated pure decorative ornamental gorgeous cosmopolitan worldly moving expressive ritzy nuanced worldly-wise balanced flashy creative sheer chaste intricate soft imaginative high classical bonny fetching recherché gossamery insubstantial gauzy snappy enhancing aesthetically pleasing frail lacy transparent knowledgeable filmy erudite good-looking on fleek with good taste intelligent comfortable appealing uncluttered handy clever ingenious streamlined well-off divine striking aerodynamic quality flash expensive perfected deluxe zooty exotic showy lush sleek symmetrical agreeable arcane far-fetched esoteric luxuriant extravagant balletic lithe high fashion plain confident self-assured emotional well-proportioned Augustan first-class stylistic stunning knockout taking goodly likely bonnie drop-dead lovesome beauteous ravishing sightly filigree fly swish flowy evolved close progressive improved forward rigorous accurate pinpoint spot-on late higher mathematical well-chosen trig well groomed well dressed musical pictorial ideal rhythmical stimulating dramatic picturesque beautifying metropolitan frilly open tenuous casual nonchalant detached buoyant well-groomed well turned out cheerful jaunty sprightly slight petite elevated figurative symbolic flowery high-brow high-minded sartorial slim scholarly intellectual jet-set citified blasé meshy fairy fluffy aerial rarefied highbrow dinky mondaine knowing mature intangible impalpable shadowy world-weary well-favored quiet rich unobtrusive splendiferous uptown swank unaffected gratifying subdued well-informed worldly wise been around profound deep poetic lacelike net lace-like patterned netlike net-like otherworldly ghostly waiflike vaporous wraithlike eerie unworldly vapory gaseous elite sweet darling delightful feeble well-read artistically aware learned liberal up-to-date lettered savant blue-stocking intellectually aware distingue well-educated traveled appreciative arty well informed well read versed well educated literary informed literate well born highborn upmarket upper-crust titled high-born wellborn travelled full of feeling detailed au courant wispy upper crust Brahmin ennobled blue-blooded aristocratical top-drawer great flimsy papery chiffony floaty feathery gentlemanlike blue silk-stocking queenly regal lordly exalted silver-spoon princely patrician knightly kingly translucent gauzelike threadlike shimmering born with a silver spoon in one's mouth fine-grained fine-spun wafer-thin see-through

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Limited within bounds
restricted secret classified exclusive private privileged privy regulated hush-hush confidential top-secret closed off off limits top secret out of bounds intimate nonpublic hushed esoteric closet personal deepest hidden innermost undeclared individual undisclosed darkest unspoken unvoiced guarded inward covert clandestine inner veiled sneaking secretive shrouded closed inmost deep-seated tight-lipped non-public unseen internal inside not for publication off the record behind-the-scenes deep underlying unapparent unexpressed unrevealed masked honest real bottled up true concealed unpublished under wraps not for circulation unknown untold strictly confidential not to be disclosed not to be made public sub rosa backdoor unofficial undercover close incognito dissembled discreet furtive mum mom dissimulated sneaky backstairs limited sneak cloak-and-dagger disguised uncommunicated underground protected sensitive quiet hidden away censored surreptitious under one's hat with a lid on restricted access in ambush camouflaged sly cryptic need to know restrictive discriminative huggermugger clouded covered buried obscured bosom impenetrable kept concealed kept secret buttoned up unacknowledged under-the-table sub-rosa stealthy stealth special backstage allowed granted exceptional controlled underhanded offstage inconspicuous dark underhand on the QT for eyes only not open hugger-mugger behind the scenes close to one's chest behind someone's back tête-à-tête in camera one-on-one hole-and-corner not in the public domain soft low dern arcane

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Privately owned and not for general or public use
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In full control of one's faculties, and having a firm belief in one's abilities
self-possessed cool calm together unruffled serene unperturbed collected composed confident poised self-assured tranquil impassive nonchalant assured coolheaded dignified elegant equable equal imperturbable level limpid peaceful placid possessed recollected sedate self-composed self-confident smooth suave undisturbed unfazed unshaken untroubled unworried urbane at ease easy equanimous nonplussed unflappable well-balanced at peace sure of oneself sure of yourself cool, calm and collected cool as a cucumber relaxed unflustered level-headed laid-back cool-headed unemotional self-controlled steady unmoved even-tempered unexcitable unagitated quiet controlled phlegmatic dispassionate chilled unbothered easygoing sober stoical unconcerned insouciant still as cool as a cucumber easy-going undismayed secure casual patient stable rational temperate levelheaded moderate assertive staid mild stolid mellow cool as cucumber positive grounded well balanced fearless carefree unshakable tolerant self-reliant halcyon reasonable self-asserting sensible deliberate serious blithe restrained businesslike unexcited happy-go-lucky devil-may-care realistic believing in oneself unaffected sanguine stoic self-restrained practical sure pacific mature wise proper philosophical sound balanced stilly dependable hushed commonsensical lown seemly somber reliable decorous in control full of common sense stiff formal solemn stately sombre nerveless sane complacent even pragmatic forbearing brave gutsy circumspect courageous bold judicious certain prudent dauntless detached restful indulgent gentle disimpassioned complaisant unstirred breezy grave guarded filled with aplomb in check unhurried inhibited clearheaded resigned under control accommodating unflinching unflurried long-suffering commanding authoritative unafraid cocksure amenable uncomplaining overconfident untouched fair audacious civil discreet peaceable upbeat unhesitating intrepid keeping your cool doubtless content logical can-do affable reposeful unfluctuating accepting centered gung ho good-natured philosophic low-pressure puffed up serious-minded satisfied centred constant lenient informal mild-mannered stress-free settled good-tempered uninterrupted unbroken calmed undemanding unanxious down-to-earth without a care in the world trouble-free well adjusted self-assertive free and easy well-adjusted blasé graceful unperturbable undaunted debonair unvexed fine even-keeled resolute firm unalarmed daring constrained tamed restricted disciplined limited contained balmy regular plucky idyllic lackadaisical undistracted unchanging unvarying agreeable not moved measured with both feet on the ground uniform self-sufficient pellucid reconciled resting quiescent comfortable hard-boiled straight with one's feet on the ground neutral unimpassioned passionless understanding hotshot hotdog undoubtful know-it-all self-secure lax well-disposed clubby benign stabile orderly systematic methodical surefooted sure-footed thick-skinned immovable smug self-satisfied consistent invariable friendly self-respecting leisurely blissful keeping a stiff upper lip not turn a hair keeping one's shirt on soothed repressed suppressed have one's act together quieted euthymic calm and collected happy cocky believing expectant expecting unswerving good having both feet on the ground responsible calculable considerate understated downbeat conciliatory easeful at rest anxiety-free in repose low-key chilled out live-and-let-live easy-peasy unaltering unalterable enduring forgiving earnest hard as nails stiff upper lip roll with punches fatalistic persistent persevering kind demure submissive untiring mild-tempered inexcitable longanimous passive pushy implicit brazen clear enlightened profound deep moral ethical deep-thinking learned full of oneself fortitudinous prim stuffy no-nonsense rosy high with the patience of Job stick-in-the-mud boring starchy bovine irenic docile hard-headed pumped up liberal offhand outgiving indolent uncritical lazy hang-loose permissive uninhibited unsentimental emotionless cold sober having no doubt trusting in no doubt secure in one's belief convinced decisive unwavering with no doubts about unshakeable in one's belief deliberative farsighted unfeeling cold-fish uncaring analytical cool cat tough laid back clinical cold-blooded non-emotional cold nonpassionate unsympathetic abstract unpassionate poker-faced indifferent scientific iceberg couldn't care less undemonstrative reticent all there soft thoughtful unassuming muted withdrawn unaffable unexcessive in charge under wraps bottled up uptight inobtrusive on a leash unexpansive nonaggressive not given to excesses in control of yourself corked up retiring shrinking plain unextreme pleasant soothing relaxing modest distant aloof subdued motionless contented tender arcadian gratified silent harmonious cheerful apathetic close-mouthed meek comforting self-contained tame taciturn shy unresponsive soft-spoken frigid close diffident bashful amiable pleased light safe warm genial pleasing uncommunicative calming pastoral callous remote waveless flat protected sensitive unapproachable secretive at home cozy clement cautious standoffish comfy cushy misanthropic solitary backward uncompanionable conventional icy ceremonious noncommittal reclusive offish eremitic deferential careless dormant snug homely cosy sedative low-pitched low like a millpond delicate fulfilled glad compassionate good-humored good-humoured stagnant noiseless reassured impassible pacifying supine dull sympathetic delighted thankful cheery numb affectless somnolent windless stormless sleepy heavenly sunny soft-hearted tender-hearted insensible gay bland uninterested spiritless heedless zephyr-like pococurante incurious bucolic heartless disinterested hard-hearted insensitive hardened faint amicable reverent diplomatic unserious sheltered lamblike closemouthed laconic dumb compliant timid self-effacing pacificatory stressless not surprised free from strife tension-free worry-free flexible paradisiacal unstressed static broad-minded glassy mirror-like stationary comforted unsurprised open-minded cordial generous mirrorlike warm-hearted without problems hushful low-keyed muffled merciful not dismayed intimate impersonal pacifical breathless breezeless tranquilizing easy-oasy downwind leisured unsociable lulling homy prelapsarian homey rested unforthcoming reassuring humble fun jejune obliging vapid subservient obeisant forbearant airy eathful restored fresh private slow feeble unpretentious storm-free dead calm unfriendly stand-offish unimpressionable light-hearted lowly gemütlich homelike media-shy cared for softened nonabrasive lacking concern buoyant uncurious jaunty perfunctory frivolous chill coldhearted obdurate marble uncompassionate inexpressive blah objective deadpan listless glacial appeasing peacemaking chilly tight-lipped introverted commodious unexacting assuaged joyous joyful tickled chuffed at one's ease home-like peace-loving inscrutable Olympian retired snobbish placatory yielding thoughtless tranquillizing unwarlike inactive propitiatory free from worry free from care appeased willing pacifist unimpressible insusceptible placating mollifying acquiescent unobtrusive unambitious non-aggressive non-violent non-combative non-belligerent inoffensive conflict-free dovish tickled pink pleased as punch can't complain caressing unrevealing matter-of-fact dry indurated along for the ride going with the flow rolling with the punches pacifistic sluggish latent inert pabulum Milquetoast manageable nothing shielded screened leeward wishy-washy leeside zero cowed fearful cooperative dovelike anti-war conciliating disarming lighthearted slaphappy lightsome oblivious caring lethargic torpid nonbelligerent uninvolved unwrinkled mediatory velvety silky mediating ordered neighborly neighbourly benevolent deactivated slumbering fallow in abeyance inoperative asleep immobile idle deaf not bothered forgetful self-centered feckless inattentive blind stony negligent self-centred nonviolent softhearted willing to please unmoving lifeless warmhearted ideal idealized angelic gracious harmless unoffensive not giving a toss rustic picturesque hush curbed mute mousy inarticulate inconversable iced mom nonvocal checked indistinct mum incoherent whispered perfect charming wonderful non-confrontational rural utopian paradisal Elysian Utopian unspoiled dummied up closed up buttoned up clammed up Arcadian sylvan unspoilt not talkative scenic out of this world beautiful sublime out-of-this-world delightful glorious idealised

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Arrogantly superior and disdainful
haughty proud arrogant lofty imperious supercilious conceited stuck-up superior contemptuous disdainful overweening snobbish pompous scornful cavalier egotistical lordly self-important sniffy snooty uppish uppity condescending high-handed hoity-toity overbearing vain patronising patronizing smug chesty hifalutin high highfalutin assumptive big-headed bumptious cocky fancy-pants high-and-mighty high-hat huffish huffy important la-di-da masterful peremptory presuming presumptuous pretentious prideful self-asserting self-assertive stiff-necked swollen-headed toffee-nosed toploftical toplofty above oneself vainglorious assuming detached distant egotistic full of oneself indifferent puffed up self-aggrandizing snotty high and mighty on high horse on your high horse boastful insolent domineering snobby egoistic egoistical narcissistic overconfident self-satisfied opinionated swaggering affected bossy aloof self-opinionated magisterial bigheaded swellheaded self-centered self-conceited autocratic self-centred audacious bragging egocentric forward biggity pushy brash biggety assured dictatorial selfish bold pontifical complacent snippy immodest ostentatious impudent cocksure cheeky elitist know-it-all inflated authoritarian grandiose tyrannical despotic self-confident impertinent hubristic stuck up blustering brazen consequential confident bloated full of yourself self-serving self-congratulatory dismissive officious self-loving sneering brassy self-assured mocking self-admiring sassy self-contented persnickety oppressive aristocratic saucy boasting contumelious self-righteous self-affected self-promoting self-engrossed self-adulatory self-glorifying posh fresh scoffing cool holier-than-thou self-regarding self-absorbed swanky arbitrary swollen commanding authoritative egomaniacal stuck on oneself tyrannous autocratical tyrannic nervy sententious self-obsessed smarty strutting too big for your boots rude showy wrapped up in oneself potty ritzy inner-directed stuffy inconsiderate cold-shoulder orgulous pushful dogmatic dominating wise guy puffed-up smart-alecky solipsistic self-interested on an ego trip introverted derisive blusterous stiff individualistic withering self-involved self-oriented self-preoccupied self-infatuated self-concerned wise slighting insulting self-seeking disparaging gracious jeering bullish disrespectful rigid portentous iron-handed heavy-handed jumped up abhorrent willful wilful repressive puffy pontificating strict draconian inflexible flaunting severe harsh imperial belittling full of contempt la-de-da sure high-minded imperative braggart braggy putting on airs pleased with oneself personal uncivil refined smart exclusive brassbound arch coercive undemocratic highhanded derisory malapert anti-democratic priggish goody-goody loudmouth autarchic egomaniac peacockish dominant thoughtless forceful scathing flatulent brazen-faced hotshot assertive remote tony pert bold-faced iron-fisted demeaning degrading derogative snide depreciative denigratory detractive derogatory decrying pejorative uncomplimentary depreciatory deprecatory denigrative regnant doctrinaire high-flown unyielding sardonic highfaluting opprobrious in love with oneself inward-looking pleased with yourself demanding throwing one's weight around self-respecting think too highly of oneself snot-nosed think a lot of oneself full of hot air too big for one's breeches subjective obsessive have an excessively high opinion of oneself intimate intrinsic too big for one's boots isolated self-complacent self-flattering self-applauding extraverted bombastic self-pleased unreserved self-gratulatory self-dramatizing blustery extroverted uninhibited offhand standoffish stooping ambitious vaunting absolute elitist casual curt poncey windy airy puffed dicty unconcerned insouciant uninterested honourable honorable silliness giddy dizzy flighty obnoxious loud disciplinarian totalitarian cliquish unceremonious discourteous la-dee-da complaisant wiseguy illiberal denigrating abrupt brusque glib terse cursory off perfunctory ungracious high falutin defiant bullying blowing one's own horn offensively self-assertive flip unabashed take-it-or-leave-it pococurante offish sarcastic overproud ironhanded boldfaced barefaced procacious unblushing cynical hypercritical lording it careless swollen with pride on a high horse on one's high horse majestic regal imposing august judicial stately dignified familiar free overbold too big for one's britches nose in the air grand spectacular magnificent splendid exaggerated flowery overstated abusive despicable malicious preponderant ascendant prevalent rash overfamiliar impolite highfalutin' compulsatory obligatory mandatory exacting required compulsory inborn ingrained inherent idiosyncratic uncaring unthinking impetuous overhasty precipitate previous premature hasty foolhardy think one is the cat's whiskers think one is God's gift think one is the cat's pyjamas presumptive looking after number one wisenheimer throwing one's weight about improper inappropriate shameless Neronian dogmatical clamorous crack-the-whip stern firm throwing weight around dictative rejecting contemning averse despising antipathetic unsympathetic scouting repudiating genteel mannered contrived artificial chichi precious schmaltzy campy grandstanding well pleased proud of oneself self-approving positive certain jaunty independent taunting lah-di-dah self-indulgent self-sufficient having a swelled head wrapped up with oneself hypocritical pious pietistic sanctimonious crowing flamboyant big self-aggrandising cock-a-hoop turning up your nose at looking down your nose at high falutin' upper-class smart aleck smart guy smarty pants subjugating controlling hard-nosed hard temperamental disapproving upstage gone Hollywood over-refined full of airs and graces strong-willed high hat dog it pharisaic mealy-mouthed pi moralizing unctuous windbag brag boast conceity ham phony gall phoney preachy Pharisaic noble canting Tartuffian Pharisaical in driver's seat crack the whip moralising big talking blowing one's own trumpet too good to be true lippy irreverent flippant insubordinate bold as brass mouthy blatant brass-necked fearless arrant unmannerly brave ill-mannered offensive unshrinking daring aggressive crude gritty bad-mannered mannerless facetious plucky courageous mischievous obtrusive dauntless ballsy gutsy undaunted out-of-line out of line cute spunky smart-aleck unafraid smarty-pants smart-arsed thrusting intrepid valiant unflinching smart-assed heroic gallant off-base intrusive crusty dashing game crass unembarrassed unashamed impulsive outrageous flagrant tactless heedless mettlesome pushing valorous in-your-face breezy doughty stout strident daredevil lionhearted temerarious meddlesome stouthearted aweless as bold as brass ill-bred undiplomatic feisty stout-hearted playful loudmouthed gutty witty jocular jokey hotheaded whimsical tongue-in-cheek frivolous impolitic funny humorous ridiculous silly impish reckless satirical comical shocking snippety iconoclastic brazenfaced madcap carefree bright sacrilegious profane impious blasphemous untactful vivacious loud-mouthed poised stalwart unblenching spirited flashy enterprising forthright composed irreverential unhallowed ungodly unholy manful bald-faced coarse unmannered prying interfering meddling nosy bantam uncalled-for venturous unhandsome greathearted heroical over-assertive disgracious have-a-go insistent undauntable smart alecky go-ahead coming on strong too big for your breeches icy perky naughty indulgent overindulgent over-free relaxed insufferable lacking civility bad mannered temeritous blowhard undisguised driven combative volatile weisenheiming smart-mouthed tolerant free-and-easy clever inane riding for a fall overoptimistic chirpy dapper keen unsubtle overassertive direct protrusive nosey