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synonyms for straitjacket

  • ban
  • constraint
  • curb
  • embargo
  • limit
  • prohibition
  • reduction
  • restriction
  • abridgment
  • arrest
  • bar
  • barrier
  • bondage
  • bridle
  • captivity
  • chains
  • check
  • command
  • confinement
  • cramp
  • decrease
  • deprivation
  • detention
  • determent
  • deterrence
  • fetters
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • imprisonment
  • instruction
  • interdict
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • order
  • pinions
  • rein
  • repression
  • rope
  • stop
  • stoppage
  • string
  • taboo
  • weight
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antonyms for straitjacket

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  • allowance
  • enlargement
  • permission
  • advantage
  • aid
  • assistance
  • beginning
  • continuation
  • encouragement
  • expansion
  • freedom
  • go
  • help
  • independence
  • indulgence
  • liberation
  • liberty
  • license
  • promotion
  • release
  • start
  • support
  • agitation
  • arousal
  • wildness
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How to use straitjacket in a sentence

Past precedent is important and instructive, but it shouldn’t be a straitjacket.
AMERICA'S CITIES ARE IN CRISIS. THEY SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO RAISE DEBT TO SAVE THEMSELVESZACHARY KARABELLFEBRUARY 11, 2021TIME
His arms were inserted in the long, closed sleeves of the straitjacket.
THE ADVENTUROUS LIFE OF A VERSATILE ARTIST: HOUDINIHARRY HOUDINI
The next minute he was pinned, handcuffed, and in a straitjacket, after crippling one assailant with a kick on the knee.
HARD CASHCHARLES READE
I always thought him sane enough until today, but you can take it from me that either he or I ought to be in a straitjacket.
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLESA. CONAN DOYLE
The straitjacket which German idealism has provided is certainly far too narrow even for the varieties of human imagination.
CHARACTER AND OPINION IN THE UNITED STATESDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
His first move was to take the straitjacket in his own hands and order me to stand.
A MIND THAT FOUND ITSELFCLIFFORD WHITTINGHAM BEERS
Then she takes out the straitjacket and goes behind the chair.
PLAYS: THE FATHER; COUNTESS JULIE; THE OUTLAW; THE STRONGERAUGUST STRINDBERG
You ought to be put in a straitjacket and drenched with cold water.
THE SHUTTLEFRANCES HODGSON BURNETT
Finally even the old nurse is induced to betray him: she slips the straitjacket over him, adding the last touch to the treachery.
THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MODERN DRAMAEMMA GOLDMAN
Some said that I ought to be put into a straitjacket, for I was undoubtedly mad to think of such a thing.
THE SHIRLEY LETTERS FROM CALIFORNIA MINES IN 1851-52LOUISE AMELIA KNAPP SMITH CLAPPE
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WORDS RELATED TO STRAITJACKET

  • abridgment
  • arrest
  • ban
  • bar
  • barrier
  • bondage
  • bridle
  • captivity
  • chains
  • check
  • command
  • confinement
  • constraint
  • cramp
  • curb
  • decrease
  • deprivation
  • detention
  • determent
  • deterrence
  • embargo
  • fetters
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • imprisonment
  • instruction
  • interdict
  • limit
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • order
  • pinions
  • prohibition
  • reduction
  • rein
  • repression
  • restriction
  • rope
  • stop
  • stoppage
  • straitjacket
  • string
  • taboo
  • weight
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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