Definition of constrained in English:

constrained

adjective

  • 1Appearing forced or overly controlled.

    ‘he was acting in a constrained manner’
    ‘a constrained smile’
    unnatural, awkward, self-conscious, mannered, artificial, wooden, stilted, strained, forced, contrived, laboured
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    1. 1.1 Severely restricted in scope, extent, or activity.
      ‘many families are operating under constrained budgets’

Pronunciation

constrained

/kənˈstreɪnd/