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constrictive

[ kuhn-strik-tiv ]
/ kənˈstrɪk tɪv /
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adjective
constricting; tending to constrict.
pertaining to constriction.
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Origin of constrictive

1375–1425; late Middle English <Late Latin constrīctīvus, equivalent to constrīct(us) (see constrict) + -īvus-ive

OTHER WORDS FROM constrictive

non·con·stric·tive, adjectiveun·con·stric·tive, adjective
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