As a noun renunciation
is the act of rejecting]] or [[renounce|renouncing something as invalid.
As an adjective restrained is
held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
As a verb restrained is
the act of rejecting]] or [[renounce, renouncing something as invalid
the resignation of an ecclesiastical office
- The President's renunciation of the treaty has upset Congress.
- The bishop's renunciation was on account of his ill health.
Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.
- He greeted her for the first time in three years with a restrained embrace.
- He was restrained by the straight jacket.