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synonyms for constriction

  • narrowing
  • binding
  • choking
  • compression
  • constraint
  • contraction
  • cramp
  • impediment
  • limitation
  • pressure
  • reduction
  • restriction
  • squeezing
  • stenosis
  • stricture
  • tightness
See also synonyms for: constrictions

antonyms for constriction

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  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • freedom
  • increase
  • release
  • opening
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How to use constriction in a sentence

There’s definitely a sense of global constriction happening right now.
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The Pulsar Trail is on the narrower side, too, but makes up for any constriction with a fair amount of padding, particularly in its counter lining around the heel.
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You know it’s a gilded cage, you know that there’s all these constrictions.
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The trend in recent years has been for an expansion of the legality of marijuana, not a constriction.
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Then it dawned on me, and I felt a quick constriction of my heart that was both bliss and pain.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
Then his brain and his heart began to stir and move again a little, the constriction of the paralysis was passing off.
THE ANGEL OF PAINE. F. BENSON
It is the constriction of dress, that is to be feared, and not any particular article that produces it.
A TREATISE ON DOMESTIC ECONOMYCATHERINE ESTHER BEECHER
It is in the position most used when engaged in common employments, that we are to judge of the constriction of dress.
A TREATISE ON DOMESTIC ECONOMYCATHERINE ESTHER BEECHER
Before disconnecting the apparatus, seal the glass tube from the culture vessel at the constriction, using the blowpipe flame.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
At its side also a deep constriction is being formed in it, immediately behind the pineal gland.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
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WORDS RELATED TO CONSTRICTION

  • abbreviating
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • compression
  • condensation
  • condensing
  • confinement
  • confining
  • constriction
  • curtailing
  • curtailment
  • cutting down
  • decrease
  • decreasing
  • deflating
  • deflation
  • diminishing
  • diminution
  • drawing together
  • dwindling
  • elision
  • evaporating
  • evaporation
  • lessening
  • narrowing
  • omission
  • omitting
  • receding
  • recession
  • reducing
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • shrinking
  • tensing
  • tightening
  • withdrawal
  • withdrawing
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