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Synonyms for confining

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting(adj)

    restricting the scope or freedom of action

    limiting, narrowing, close, confining, restricting, constrictive, constraining, constricting

    unrestrictive, unconfined

  2. close, confining(adj)


    skinny, tightlipped, cheeseparing, snug, penny-pinching, stuffy, faithful, airless, nigh, limiting, close-fitting, close, tight, confining, restricting, closemouthed, near, constraining, constrictive, unaired, secretive, closelipped

    unconfined, unrestrictive

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containment, confinement, lockdown


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