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Synonyms of constraint in English:


  • 1 the availability of water is the main constraint on food production
    restriction, limitation, curb, check, restraint, control, curtailment, damper, rein;
  • 2 on Saturday they would be able to get together, relax, and talk without constraint
    inhibition, uneasiness, embarrassment;
    restraint, reservedness, reticence, guardedness, formality, stand-offishness;
    self-consciousness, awkwardness, forcedness, unnaturalness, woodenness, stiltedness
    [Antonyms] openness
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