Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a reserved manner; with reserve; without openness or frankness; cautiously; coldly.

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  • adverb In a reserved manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with reserve; in a reserved manner

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Examples

  • to say nothing of their abuse of law and rule face it, for every example of a "benevolent," and I use that term reservedly, monarch, there's 10 others that are really, really bad.

    FISA in One Syllable Words.

  • Well, folks, I'd say this woman (and I use the word reservedly) can live for a year or so on all that blubber.

    The Sudden Curve:

  • Well, folks, I'd say this woman (and I use the word reservedly) can live for a year or so on all that blubber.

    BWAHAHAHA!!!

  • Former Richmond player Mal Brown says he apologises only "reservedly" for what he maintains was intended as a humorous description of Aboriginal footballers as cannibals.

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  • Former Richmond player Mal Brown says he apologises only "reservedly" for what he maintains was intended as a humorous description of Aboriginal footballers as cannibals.

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  • Even so, his mother did her best to respect her son's wishes by dressing more reservedly, not to mention uncomfortably in the summer heat, in Orthodox fashion, and creating a more kosher kitchen, one that adhered to the laws from biblical days.

    Carol Hoenig: A Mother's Love Versus Her Sons' Religious Demands

  • Even so, his mother did her best to respect her son's wishes by dressing more reservedly, not to mention uncomfortably in the summer heat, in Orthodox fashion, and creating a more kosher kitchen, one that adhered to the laws from biblical days.

    Carol Hoenig: A Mother's Love Versus Her Sons' Religious Demands

  • Even so, his mother did her best to respect her son's wishes by dressing more reservedly, not to mention uncomfortably in the summer heat, in Orthodox fashion, and creating a more kosher kitchen, one that adhered to the laws from biblical days.

    Carol Hoenig: A Mother's Love Versus Her Sons' Religious Demands

  • Even so, his mother did her best to respect her son's wishes by dressing more reservedly, not to mention uncomfortably in the summer heat, in Orthodox fashion, and creating a more kosher kitchen, one that adhered to the laws from biblical days.

    Carol Hoenig: A Mother's Love Versus Her Sons' Religious Demands

  • Even so, his mother did her best to respect her son's wishes by dressing more reservedly, not to mention uncomfortably in the summer heat, in Orthodox fashion, and creating a more kosher kitchen, one that adhered to the laws from biblical days.

    Carol Hoenig: A Mother's Love Versus Her Sons' Religious Demands

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