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used in The Mill on the Floss

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restricted; or lacking spontaneity

or typically archaic:  to force someone to do something
  • There was no home, no help for the erring; even those who pitied were constrained to hardness.
    7.5 -- Book 7 Chapter 5 -- The Last Conflict (19% in)

There are no more uses of "constrained" in The Mill on the Floss.

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