- The definition of constrained is forced or obligated.
An example of someone constrained is a criminal in handcuffs.
- Constrained is defined as to have held back.
An example of have constrained is to have put a criminal in handcuffs.
- compelled; forced; obliged
- forced and unnatural: a constrained laugh
- constrainedly adverb
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