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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.
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constricted

(kənˈstrɪktɪd)
adj
narrowedinhibited; limited
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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"
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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
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constricted

[kənˈstrɪktɪd] adj
[throat] → serré(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

constricted

[kənˈstrɪktɪd] adj (movements) → limitato/a; (point of view) → ristretto/a
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References in periodicals archive ?
Conversely, in the opening scene of Black and Blue, the adult Sun moves constrictedly, trying to remember the movement to the instrumental reprise of the song "(What Did I Do To Be So) Black and Blue?" When she performs the dance in the musical production for her peers, she is not concerned about the specific technicalities (Black and Blue).