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.

Primary Meanings of reserved

1.
adj
set aside for the use of a particular person or party
2.
adj
marked by self-restraint and reticence
Full Definitions of reserved
1

adj 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
Antonyms:
unreserved
not reserved
first-come-first-serve, rush
not accepting reservations
unbooked
not reserved in advance
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2

adj 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, upstage
remote in manner
diffident
showing modest reserve
indrawn, withdrawn
tending to reserve or introspection
restrained
under restraint
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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