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constraint

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  • nounforce
  • nounshyness
  • nounrestriction
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Synonyms for constraint

noun force
  • pressure
  • restraint
  • coercion
  • compulsion
  • driving
  • duress
  • goad
  • hang-up
  • impulsion
  • monkey
  • motive
  • necessity
  • repression
  • spring
  • spur
  • suppression
  • violence
  • a must
  • impelling
  • no-no

Antonyms for constraint

  • deterrent
  • discouragement
  • freedom
  • hindrance
  • liberty
  • aggression
  • allowance
  • permission
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to constraint

arrest

noun. taking into custody

brake

noun. stopping device; check

captivity

noun. physical detention by force

check

noun. restraint, hindrance

circumscription

noun. restriction

coercion

noun. compulsion, pressure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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