Definition of Constricting

1. Adjective. (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom.

Exact synonyms: Constrictive, Narrowing
Similar to: Narrow



Definition of Constricting

1. Verb. (present participle of constrict) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Constricting

1. constrict [v] - See also: constrict

Lexicographical Neighbors of Constricting

constrained
constrainedly
constrainedness
constrainer
constrainers
constrainest
constraineth
constraining
constrains
constraint
constraintive
constraints
constrict
constricted
constricteth
constricting (current term)
constriction
constriction ring
constrictions
constrictions of ureter
constrictive
constrictive bronchiolitis
constrictive endocarditis
constrictive pericarditis
constrictor
constrictors
constricts
constringe
constringed
constringent

Literary usage of Constricting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Reptile Book: A Comprehensive, Popularised Work on the Structure and by Raymond Lee Ditmars (1907)
"Although the body appears powerful enough, none of these snakes evinces the habit of constricting the prey. A concise table, to assist in identification, ..."

2. A Treatise on Orthopedic Surgery by Royal Whitman (1917)
"These deformities must he treated on ordinary surgical principles.1 constricting Bands.—Tightly constricting bands of scar-like tissue, accompanied by deep ..."

3. Lectures on appendicitis and notes on other subjects by Robert Tuttle Morris (1899)
"REDUCTION OF AN INVERTED UTERUS BY INCISING THE constricting RING INTRA-ABDOMINALLY. A PATIENT, twenty-four years of age, had a complete inversion of the ..."

4. Diagnostic and therapeutic technic ; a manual of practical procedures by Albert Sidney Morrow (1911)
"Passive Hyperemia By Means of constricting Bands.—This is the oldest method of producing an obstructive hyperemia. It is especially applicable to affections ..."

5. Gynecological Operations: Including Non-operative Treatment and Minor Gynecology by Henri Albert Charles Antoine Hartmann, Douglas William Sibbald (1913)
"Operations constricting or Closing the Vulva. Operations for the constriction of the vulvar orifice are three : Infibulation, ..."

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