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constrained
used in Henry IV, Part 2

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Definition
restricted; or lacking spontaneity
  • My lord your son had only but the corpse, But shadows and the shows of men, to fight; For that same word, rebellion, did divide The action of their bodies from their souls; And they did fight with queasiness, constrain'd, As men drink potions, that their weapons only Seem'd on our side; but, for their spirits and souls, This word, rebellion, it had froze them up, As fish are in a pond.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Warkworth. Before the castle (93% in)

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