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adjective as in forced

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Because backcountry skis are already light, women shouldn’t feel constrained to hunting down women-specific backcountry skis.

That’s good for completing simple tasks in constrained environments, like fulfilling orders in a warehouse.

Home-buyer demand in most of the country is robust this winter, and activity is strong at the upper end of the market, where housing supply is less constrained.

The soaring demand and constrained supply have been great news for homeowners who have seen their home values increase.

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This flawed approach for allocating constrained vaccine supplies could exacerbate inequities that have already devastated communities of color during the pandemic.

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I think women are very constrained by the roles that they play.

In one fell swoop, the Supreme Court has constrained government power, expanded corporate rights, and protected religious tyranny.

Both are constrained by the willingness of readers to shell out money for books that may or may not be worth buying.

She and Giuliani can say what some others who live and operate in Washington may feel constrained from saying.

Tesla has said that its ability to produce cars has been constrained by a lack of batteries from suppliers.

There was a constrained late dinner, at the end of which Mamma picked up Judy and put her to bed with endearments manifold.

And they constrained him, saying, "Abide with us; for it is toward evening, and the day is now far spent."

And the king saw that they pressed upon him violently: and being constrained by necessity: he delivered Daniel to them.

There is something wanting in the man who does not hate himself whenever he is constrained to say no.

But somehow both seemed constrained and troubled by thoughts which they kept from each other.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to constrained, such as: strained, embarrassed, awkward, stiff, uneasy, and unnatural.

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