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Pronunciation:  kun'traktid

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  reduced in size or pulled together; "the contracted pupils of her eyes"

CONTRACTED is a 10 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: contractile, narrowed, shrunk, shrunken
 Antonyms: expanded



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con*tract"ed\, a.
1. Drawn together; shrunken; wrinkled; narrow; as, a
   contracted brow; a contracted noun.

2. Narrow; illiberal; selfish; as, a contracted mind;
   contracted views.

3. Bargained for; betrothed; as, a contracted peace.

         Inquire me out contracted bachelors.  --Shak.

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