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Synonyms for constricted

Verb

1. compress, constrict, squeeze, compact, contract, press, tighten
usage: squeeze or press together; "she compressed her lips"; "the spasm contracted the muscle"
2. constrict, constringe, narrow, tighten
usage: become tight or as if tight; "Her throat constricted"

Adjective

1. constricted, tense (vs. lax)
usage: especially tense; especially in some dialects
2. constricted (vs. unconstricted), narrowed, pinched, stenosed, stenotic
usage: drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically; "a constricted blood vessel"; "a constricted view of life"
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