constricted definition

  • verb:
    • Easy past tense and past participle of constrict.
  • adjective:
    • Drawn together; bound; developed; cramped.
    • Contracted or compressed so as to be smaller in some locations or components compared to others.
    • drawn together or squeezed actually or by expansion mentally
    • particularly anxious; particularly in some dialects
  • others:
    • attracted collectively; squeezed or contracted; straitened; cramped: as, the middle of an hour-glass is constricted.
    • In entomology: abruptly and disproportionally much more slender tn any component: as, an abdomen constricted in the middle. A great deal more slender versus neighboring parts: as, a constricted joint for the antenna.

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