- drawn together; reduced in compass or size; made smaller; shrunken.
- condensed; abridged.
- (of the mind, outlook, etc.) narrow or illiberal; restricted: a contracted view of human rights.
Origin of contracted
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Examples from the Web for uncontracted
The name in its uncontracted form, Sigismondi, is also found in Italy.Surnames as a Science
Anger is not easily simulated with an unclenched fist, immovable feet, and uncontracted brow.Criminal Psychology
Tarboe had been in the business for under two years, yet here he was left all the property with uncontracted power.Carnac's Folly, Complete
In this line, as in 51, note the mixture of contracted and uncontracted participles.Shakespeare's Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Word Origin and History for uncontracted
c.1600, "agreed upon," also "shrunken, shortened," past participle adjective from contract (v.).
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