unconstrainable

constrain

[kuhn-streyn]
verb (used with object)
1.
to force, compel, or oblige: He was constrained to admit the offense.
2.
to confine forcibly, as by bonds.
3.
to repress or restrain: Cold weather constrained the plant's growth.

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English constrei(g)nen < Anglo-French, Middle French constrei(g)n- (stem of constreindre) < Latin constringere. See con-, strain1

constrainable, adjective
constrainer, noun
constrainingly, adverb
nonconstraining, adjective
unconstrainable, adjective
unconstraining, adjective

coerce, compel, constrain, force, oblige (see synonym study at oblige).


1. coerce. 2. check, bind.


2. free.
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constrain (kənˈstreɪn)
 
vb
1.  to compel or force, esp by persuasion, circumstances, etc; oblige
2.  to restrain by or as if by force; confine
 
[C14: from Old French constreindre, from Latin constringere to bind together, from stringere to bind]
 
con'strainer
 
n

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constrain
mid-14c., from stem of O.Fr. constreindre, from L. constringere "to bind together, tie tightly," from com- "together" + stringere "to draw tight" (see strain (v.)).
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