Definition of straitened in English:

straitened

Line breaks: strait|ened
Pronunciation: /ˈstreɪtnd
 
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adjective

  • 2Restricted in range or scope: their straitened horizons
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    • The Wyoming refuseniks adapt themselves to these straitened circumstances with a mixture of stoicism, masochism and whimsy, and Proulx follows suit, particularly enjoying fantastical moments.
    • I still think the staleness is there and very flattering to people who actually prefer straitened horizons.
    • So it is disappointing when one British writer who can stand up to the broad-sweeping visions of international novelists has to watch a writer of more straitened horizons take the plaudits.

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