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constrained
used in Catch-22

3 uses
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Definition
restricted; or lacking spontaneity
  • They smacked the gravel from their clothing and walked in constrained silence to the entrance of the orderly room.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (92% in)
  • 'I've got it all worked out,' Dobbs whispered, gripping the side of Orr's cot with white-knuckled hands to constrain them from waving.
    Chapter 22 — Milo the Mayor (16% in)
  • General Peckem was frequently constrained.
    Chapter 29 — Peckem (12% in)

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