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adjective. ['kənˈstrɪktəd'] especially tense; especially in some dialects.
Rhymes with Constricted
Sentences with constricted
1. Verb, past tense
During an allergic reaction soft tissues becomes inflamed and constricted, leading to most symptoms.
2. Verb, past participle
With a slightly constricted throat, you should now take in a slow breath through the mouth or nose.
A dog who has gained too much weight may pant uncontrollably as their airways become constricted.
Quotes about constricted
1. I understood that as much as I had resisted the outside, as much as I had constricted my life, as much as I had closed and narrowed the channels into me, there were still many takers for the quiet heart.
- Steve Martin, The Pleasure of My Company
2. In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children. The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted. The result is unruly children and childish adults.
- Thomas Szasz
adjective. ['kənˈstrɪktəd'] drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically.