Synonyms and Antonyms of circumscription

  1. 1 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice <such circumscriptions on the freedom of speech are antithetical to a free and open society> Synonyms check, restriction, condition, constraint, curb, fetter, limitation, restraint, strictureRelated Words exception, proviso, qualification, reservation, stipulation, strings; ban, prohibition, proscriptionNear Antonyms freedom, latitude

  2. 2 the act or practice of keeping something (as an activity) within certain boundaries <electronic monitoring bracelets are sometimes used to impose a circumscription of movement on people awaiting trial> Synonyms restriction, confinement, limitation, rein, stintRelated Words constraint, restraint; containment, isolation, segregation

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