well-regulated

[ reg-yuh-leyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF well-regulated

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WELL-REGULATED

He was a man of well-regulated habits, and did not like being taken unawares.

No well-regulated Thames inn can exist a week without a bride and groom.

She knocked; a well-regulated voice answered, "Who is there?"

But why should there be either dirt or hurt in a well-regulated place?

Not that the inmates of these well-regulated abodes are all paupers.

The Jungle was as clean and as well-regulated as any city of men the Insect had ever visited.

It was the regular routine of drinking in well-regulated and temperate families.

Do you mean to insinuate that I am not a well-regulated aunt?

He has led a well-regulated life, but his virtues are narrow and petty.

It has a calendar too, as all well-regulated offices should have.

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