Prisoners, on the other hand, are not constrained by the same niceties.
He never ignited much enthusiasm, however, and he was constrained to choose a highly ideological legislator running mate.
Beck can do this because he is not constrained by the fact/fiction divide that governs the rest of the news business.
But even more, he was constrained by the Republican campaign map.
They may not be right, and they are often constrained by mandates that inhibit their actions and lead to less optimal policies.
Indeed, she may be constrained to return it, after all, unless the Bohmers are prepared to be reasonable.
"From general character," Belinda began, in a constrained voice.
The worst is the constrained posture to which want pins us down.
"You would say wrong, then," replied Mr. Vincent, in a constrained voice.
But as heretofore I have confined myself strictly to facts, I am, to be consistent, constrained to abide by them now.
early 14c., constreyen, from stem of Old French constreindre (Modern French contraindre) "restrain, control," from Latin constringere "to bind together, tie tightly, fetter, shackle, chain," from com- "together" (see com-) + stringere "to draw tight" (see strain (v.)). Related: Constrained; constraining.