constrictive constrictive


  1. (adj) (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom
  2. (adj) restricting the scope or freedom of action


  • Robert Pattinson (Finally) Takes His Shirt Off For Dior Homme Campaign, Full Ad Coming Soon

    Robert Pattinson gets undressed for Dior.Photo: Dior Well, well, well. Look who decided to loosen up his buttons. Was that so hard, R. Patz? After 3 months of pensive stares, roof-top sitting and fully-clothed bathing, Dior has officially let Robert Pattinson's sparkly vampire chest out of its constrictive (albeit well-constructed) shirt-cage. It's not everything we [...]
    on August 30, 2013     Source: MTV


  1. "Wilhelmina is all buttoned-up and tightly coiffed," Williams said. "I'm wearing a sundress right now; I love nice, cozy sweaters, not really stuff that's constrictive or tight-fitting. We're quite polar opposites."
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Vanessa Williams Source: Washington Post

  2. "I hope today we will be able to launch - or to say it more correctly - will be able to resume a constrictive dialogue [with the opposition]," Burjanadze told the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) after the meeting with Ilia II.
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Nino Burjanadze Source: Trend News Agency

  3. "While the department's factual findings are consistent with the evidence presented to the department by the Attorney General's Office, we disagree with the department's constrictive interpretation of its own authority," Coakley said in a statement.
    on Nov 3, 2009 By: Martha Coakley Source: Trading Markets (press release)

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