verb (used with object)
Origin of astrict
Examples from the Web for astriction
Historical Examples of astriction
Astriction to the soil was at once the foundation and the symbol of that serfdom.Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber
James Aitken Wylie
Astriction, as-trik′shun, n. a binding or contraction: restriction.
Word Origin for astrict
1560s, from Latin astrictionem (nominative astrictio), noun of action from past participle stem of astringere (see astringent).