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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishreservedre‧served /rɪˈzɜːvd $ -ɜːr-/ ●○○ adjective  SHYunwilling to express your emotions or talk about your problemsshy Ellen was a shy, reserved girl.see thesaurus at shy
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reservedEnglish people have a reputation for being very reserved.He was particularly reserved around women.The virgin is the reserved figure who does not define herself in terms of her relationships with men.Somewhat reserved, he none the less had a marked sense of humour.A graceful and reserved man, he lacked fluency in his speeches and was not a natural politician.Neighbours describe him as a reserved man who didn't mix much.Are you cautious and reserved, or adventurous and uninhibited?reserved parking spacesThey are very reserved people, the English. It takes some time to get to know them.When he married her, she was a reserved, very plain girl who played the harp in a provincial symphony orchestra.That shy reserved young man had turned into a confident adult.
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