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constrained

adjective

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constrained

verb
past tense of constrain

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1 to cause (a person) to give in to pressure
  • constrained by conscience to tell only the truth

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2 to keep from exceeding a desirable degree or level (as of expression)
  • constrained his anger at the needless interruption

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“Constrained.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constrained. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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