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constraining

verb
present participle 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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“Constraining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/constraining. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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