Etymology
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constrictive (adj.)

"tending to constrict or compress," c. 1400, from Late Latin constrictivus "drawing together, contracting," from Latin constrict-, past-participle stem of constringere "to bind together, tie tightly, fetter, shackle, chain," from assimilated form of com "with, together" (see con-) + stringere "to draw tight" (see strain (v.)).

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Definitions of constrictive

constrictive (adj.)
(of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom;
Synonyms: constricting / narrowing
constrictive (adj.)
restricting the scope or freedom of action;
Synonyms: confining / constraining / limiting / restricting
From wordnet.princeton.edu