Etymology
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contracted (adj.)

1580s, "agreed upon," also (c. 1600) "shrunken, shortened," past-participle adjective from contract (v.). Figuratively, "limited in extent, narrow, restricted," 1710. Related: Contractedness. Earlier as an adjective was simply contract (late 14c.), from Latin contractus.

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Definitions of contracted

contracted (adj.)
reduced in size or pulled together;
the contracted pupils of her eyes
From wordnet.princeton.edu