constrainedly
adverb see constrain

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Constrainedly — Con*strain ed*ly, adv. By constraint or compulsion; in a constrained manner. Hooker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • constrainedly — constrain ► VERB 1) compel or force towards a course of action. 2) (constrained) appearing forced. 3) severely restrict the scope, extent, or activity of. DERIVATIVES constrainedly adverb. ORIGIN Old French constraindre, from Latin constringere… …   English terms dictionary

  • constrainedly — See constrainable. * * * …   Universalium

  • constrainedly — con strain·ed·ly || nɪdlɪ adv. in a forced or artificial manner, restrainedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • constrainedly — con·strained·ly …   English syllables

  • constrainedly — adverb in a constrained manner • Derived from adjective: ↑constrained …   Useful english dictionary

  • constrained — constrainedly /keuhn stray nid lee/, adv. /keuhn straynd /, adj. 1. forced, compelled, or obliged: a constrained confession. 2. stiff or unnatural; uneasy or embarrassed: a constrained manner. [1565 75; CONSTRAIN + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • constrain — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French constraindre, from Latin constringere to constrict, constrain, from com + stringere to draw tight more at strain Date: 14th century 1. a. to force by imposed stricture, restriction, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • House of Nikolić — The House of Nikolić was a medieval Serbian noble family from Hum (Herzegovina). The family s main estate was Popovo Polje. Royal house surname = House of Nikolić estate = of Serbia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Zachlumia coat of arms = country = Serbia… …   Wikipedia

  • Nikolić noble family — The title of this article contains the character ć. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as House of Nikolic. Nikolić Country …   Wikipedia

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