Definition of constrictive in English:

constrictive

adjective

  • See constrict

    • ‘This curious, needlessly constrictive recording technique does make the album's deliberate, measured structure more impressive though not necessarily more entertaining.’
    • ‘Nowadays, many couples are wary of marriage, seeing it as a constrictive arrangement.’
    • ‘Gradually living becomes easier and every thought and action is in tune with ourselves - an affirmation that removes all constrictive, knotty obstacles.’
    • ‘The immigration restrictions on the entering of the country for any adult, but certainly for a pregnant adult, can be constrictive.’
    • ‘And yet a lot of jazz musicians and critics and fans, in print and on the web, have been complaining that it's too constrictive.’

Pronunciation

constrictive

/kənˈstrɪktɪv/