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constrained

con·strained

constrained

 
pronunciation:
kn streInd
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: forced; compelled.
antonyms:
spontaneous
definition 2: artificially stiff; awkward.
a constrained silence between two people
antonyms:
easy, spontaneous
similar words:
stiff
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derivation: constrainedly (adv.)