constricted


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con·strict

 (kən-strĭkt′)
v. con·strict·ed, con·strict·ing, con·stricts
v.tr.
1. To make smaller or narrower by binding or squeezing.
2. To squeeze or compress.
3. To restrict the scope or freedom of; cramp: lives constricted by poverty.
v.intr.
To become constricted.

[Latin cōnstringere, cōnstrict-, to compress; see constrain.]

con·stric′tive adj.
con·stric′tive·ly adv.

constricted

(kənˈstrɪktɪd)
adj
narrowedinhibited; limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.constricted - especially tense; especially in some dialects
phonetics - the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis
tense - pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')
2.constricted - drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically; "a constricted blood vessel"; "a constricted view of life"
unconstricted - not constricted physically or by extension psychologically; "healthy unconstricted arteries"
Translations

constricted

[kənˈstrɪktɪd] ADJ [space] → limitado, reducido; [freedom, movement] → restringido (Phon) → constrictivo
to feel constricted (by clothes etc) → sentirse constreñido
I feel constricted by these regulationsme siento constreñido por estas reglas

constricted

[kənˈstrɪktɪd] adj
[throat] → serré(e)

constricted

[kənˈstrɪktɪd] adj (movements) → limitato/a; (point of view) → ristretto/a
References in classic literature ?
Yet strange to say Boris' presence in his wife's drawing room (and he was almost always there) had a physical effect upon Pierre; it constricted his limbs and destroyed the unconsciousness and freedom of his movements.
He studied the effects of adrenin on various parts of the body; he found that it causes the pupils to dilate, hairs to stand erect, blood vessels to be constricted, and so on.
From that glass door the pale-faced man went to the count's bedroom and raised with a constricted hand the curtain of a window overlooking the court-yard.
Father Brown's smooth brow became suddenly constricted. "Was the other bullet found?" he demanded.
An SBCA notification issued on Tuesday says that earlier, ground-plus-two floors were allowed to be constructed on a residential plot bigger than 120 square yards, but now it has been banned and only ground-plus-one floor could be constricted on a residential plot that is bigger than 120 square yards.
They take the form of nine subscales (excessive social anxiety, constricted affect, no close friends, suspiciousness, ideas of reference, magical thinking, unusual perceptual experiences, odd speech, and odd behavior).
Emergency treatment requires decompression of the constricted penis to improve arterial inflow and venous return.
By the time Corlis started watching the fight, the 10 feet long snake, which was thought to be a python had already constricted itself around the crocodile, strangling it and finally eating it.
The bottleneck got stuck and constricted the base of the penis.
The surrealist pieces in Rooted are inspired by an exploration of his inner self, focusing on themes of being constricted or tied down.
The reason capacity has constricted in coastal property is that rates for underlying insurance do not reflect risk due to political posturing and the volatility associated with the business generates high capital requirements, causing risk-adjusted returns to remain inadequate despite increasing pricing.