What does constrained mean?

Definitions for constrainedkənˈstreɪnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. constrained, forced, strained(adj)

    lacking spontaneity; not natural

    "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Constrained

    of Constrain

  2. Constrained(adj)

    marked by constraint; not free; not voluntary; embarrassed; as, a constrained manner; a constrained tone


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of constrained in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of constrained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Leslie Miklosy:

    God is not constrained by the limits of our understanding.

  2. Chaloka Beyani:

    Access to resources, constrained by climatic factors, breeds conflict.

  3. Flavius Josephus:

    Everyone ought to worship God according to his own inclinations, and not to be constrained by force.

  4. Maarten Wetselaar:

    At the moment the industry is more constrained in financial resources rather than opportunity-constrained.

  5. John W. Vessey, Jr.:

    'Resource-constrained environment' are fancy Pentagon words that mean there isn't enough money to go around.

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