We hadn't fully understood how comfortable our life had become in recent times, constricted yes, but also extremely comfortable.
The Ghostbusters are often constricted by their refusal to understand the opposite sex.
With a constricted economy and a declining threat, priorities need reexamining.
It would also enshrine one constricted vision of "Jewish state."
Frustule membranaceous, constricted in the middle, with well-marked folds extending from the junction line in both directions.
He picked up the notebook, his breath cold in his constricted throat.
Frontal ring square, constricted on the sides by the equatorial ring.
The constricted living of flats had not come into existence.
Abdomen inflated, subspherical, three times as broad as the constricted mouth.
Its fronds are constricted at intervals, taper at the tip, and grow in tufts.
early 15c., from Latin constrictus, past participle of constringere "compress" (see constrain). A direct borrowing from Latin of the same word which, via French, became constrain. Related: Constricted; constricting.
constrict con·strict (kən-strĭkt')
v. con·strict·ed, con·strict·ing, con·stricts
To make smaller or narrower especially by binding or squeezing.