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contained

[ kuhn-teynd ]
/ kənˈteɪnd /
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adjective
showing restraint or calmness; controlled; poised: She was contained throughout the ordeal.
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Origin of contained

First recorded in 1400–50, contained is from the late Middle English word conteynyd.See contain, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM contained

con·tain·ed·ly [kuhn-tey-nid-lee], /kənˈteɪ nɪd li/, adverbsub·con·tained, adjectiveun·con·tained, adjectivewell-con·tained, adjective
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