Definitions for confining

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word confining

Princeton's WordNet

  1. confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting(adj)

    restricting the scope or freedom of action

  2. close, confining(adj)


    "close quarters"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confining

    of Confine

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deepak Chopra:

    Religion is confining and imprisoning and toxic because it is based on ideology and dogma. But spirituality is redeeming and universal.

  2. Primo Levi:

    After the planet becomes theirs, many millions of years will have to pass before a beetle particularly loved by God, at the end of its calculations will find written on a sheet of paper in letters of fire that energy is equal to the mass multiplied by the square of the velocity of light. The new kings of the world will live tranquilly for a long time, confining themselves to devouring each other and being parasites among each other on a cottage industry scale.


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