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[ adjective ] hindering freedom of movement

Synonyms

binding

Examples

"tight garments are uncomfortably binding"

Used in print

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

It was as though , in_that instant , he had felt the flatness of collage as too constricting and had suddenly tried to escape all_the_way back - or forward - to literal three-dimensionality .

Related terms

tight

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[ adjective ] (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom

Related terms

narrow

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