astriction

noun as·tric·tion \ əˈstrikshən \

Definition of astriction

plural -s
1 :the act of binding or the state of being bound :constriction, restriction
2 obsolete :astringency

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Origin and Etymology of astriction

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


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