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Meaning of CONSTRICTED

Pronunciation:  kunstr'iktud

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  inhibited; "when modern man feels socially constricted his first impulse is to move"
  2. [adj]  drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically; "a constricted blood vessel"; "a constricted view of life"
  3. [adj]  (phonetics) especially tense; especially in some dialects
 

CONSTRICTED is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: limited, narrowed, pinched, stenosed, stenotic, tense
 
 Antonyms: unconstricted
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*strict"ed\, a.
1. Drawn together; bound; contracted; cramped.

2. (Bot.) Contracted or compressed so as to be smaller in
   certain places or parts than in others.

 
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