Restrained vs Restrainable - What's the difference?

restrained | restrainable |


As adjectives the difference between restrained and restrainable

is that restrained is held back, limited, kept in check or under control while restrainable is that may be restrained.

As a verb restrained

is (restrain).

restrained

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
  • He greeted her for the first time in three years with a restrained embrace.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (restrain)
  • He was restrained by the straight jacket.

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    restrainable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • That may be restrained