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1. restrictiveness

noun. ['rəˈstrɪktɪvnəs'] a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits.

Synonyms

  • sternness
  • disposition
  • temperament
  • strictness

Antonyms

  • unwillingness
  • sociability
  • unfriendliness
  • cheerfulness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • restrictive (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Restrictiveness

  • vindictiveness

Example sentences of the word restrictiveness


1. Noun, singular or mass
Besides the illiquidity issue, the float is low due to the restrictiveness of the number of shareholders.

2. restrictiveness

noun. ['rəˈstrɪktɪvnəs'] a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (red hat' has a more specific meaning thanhat').

Synonyms

  • qualifying
  • modification

Antonyms

  • unpermissiveness
  • ill nature
  • good nature

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • restrictive (English)
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