It was time to loosen these constraints, let the plot freely borrow from whatever genre it pleased: adventure, Bollywood, fantasy.
Freed from the constraints of seeking reelection, Obama faces a difficult decision in the coming weeks.
“People are complex and have a lot of other constraints and conflicts and other things they have to do that day,” says Gruntfest.
The real gets wrapped up in the artificial and bucks at the constraints of convention.
Matchmaking is still stuck within the constraints of numerous archaic portrayals.
The design that leads to such patterns of human experiences must free itself from the constraints of sequentiality.
But humans have adapted themselves to the constraints of their own inventions.
There is an inner freedom which can grow up alongside of all the constraints of birth, custom, prejudice, and piety.
Living in a time of change, this is her chance to beat the system and all the literate norms and constraints it imposes on her.
Schiller brooded gloomily over the constraints and hardships of his situation.
late 14c., "distress, oppression," from Old French constreinte "binding, constraint, compulsion" (Modern French contrainte), fem. noun from constreint, past participle of constreindre, from Vulgar Latin *constrinctus, from Latin constrictus (see constrain). Meaning "coercion, compulsion" is from 1530s.