astriction

noun
as·tric·tion | \əˈstrikshən\
plural -s

Definition of astriction 

1 : the act of binding or the state of being bound : constriction, restriction

2 obsolete : astringency

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History and Etymology for astriction

Medieval Latin astriction-, astrictio restriction, obligation, from Latin, astringency, from astrictus (past participle of astringere) + -ion-, -io -ion

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