Meaning of CONSTRAINED in English

CONSTRAINED

adjective

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Judge Leval was constrained by an earlier decision of the court.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Duckham is a much more hapless figure: rather a constrained Everyman, almost a bore in fact.

If perception has to be triggered off by what is actually there, then it is constrained to be true.

It is constrained only by Ethernet.

It is true for intra-generational talk as well that speakers are not constrained to use Creole to respond to a Creole utterance.

Mr. Davis felt constrained to accept that such a case might be within the purview of the legislation.

Republicans who used to back it because the president liked it will no longer feel constrained to do so.

Some one who could be trusted with confidences, give advice, and yet not be constrained and influenced by being your parent.

The more highly constrained and ritualised the genre, the more likely we are to be able to identify norms.

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