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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·strict·ed, a.
 1. Drawn together; bound; contracted; cramped.
 2. Bot. Contracted or compressed so as to be smaller in certain places or parts than in others.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·strict v. t. [imp. & p. p. Constricted; p. pr. & vb. n. Constricting.]  To draw together; to render narrower or smaller; to bind; to cramp; to contract or cause to shrink.
    Such things as constrict the fibers.   --Arbuthnot.
    Membranous organs inclosing a cavity which their contraction serves to constrict.   --Todd & Bowman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: especially tense; especially in some dialects
      2: drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension
         psychologically; "a constricted blood vessel"; "a
         constricted view of life" [ant: unconstricted]
      3: inhibited; "when modern man feels socially constricted his
         first impulse is to move"