Word of the Day - Constraint
Updated: May 25, 2021
Constraint - k ax n s t r ey n t
We couldn’t open negotiations with the other company because of the constraint of our contract.
limitation or restriction.
repression of natural feelings and impulses:to practice constraint.
unnatural restraint in manner, conversation, etc.; embarrassment.
something that constrains.
the act of constraining.
the condition of being constrained.
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Dictionary Entries near constraint
First known use
1350–1400; Middle English constreinte<Middle French, noun use of feminine past participle of constreindre