reserved

If you're reserved, you're the opposite of a loudmouth or a cut-up: you're polite, you have a lot of self-control, and you don't show your feelings.

Reserved can also mean "set aside." If your seats at a concert are reserved, that means they're saved for you. If there aren't any reserved seats — if it's all general admission — you should get there early to get a good seat.

Definitions of reserved
  1. adjective
    set aside for the use of a particular person or party
    Synonyms:
    booked, engaged, set-aside
    reserved in advance
    bookable
    subject to being reserved or booked
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    Antonyms:
    unreserved
    not reserved
    first-come-first-serve, rush
    not accepting reservations
    unbooked
    not reserved in advance
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  2. adjective
    marked by self-restraint and reticence
    “"was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West”
    Synonyms:
    backward
    (used of temperament or behavior) marked by a retiring nature
    undemonstrative
    not given to open expression of emotion
    inhibited
    held back or restrained or prevented
    aloof, distant, remote, upstage
    remote in manner
    diffident
    showing modest reserve
    indrawn, withdrawn
    tending to reserve or introspection
    restrained
    under restraint
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    Antonyms:
    unreserved
    not cautious or reticent
    demonstrative
    given to or marked by the open expression of emotion
    uninhibited
    not inhibited or restrained
    unrestrained
    not subject to restraint
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