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What is another word for constraint?

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Noun
A limitation or restriction placed on something
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“The main regulatory constraint in the post-war period was the ceiling on interest rates.”
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The use of force to impel an action
“People are not morally responsible for that which they do under constraint or compulsion.”
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Stiffness or inhibition of one's behavior, approach or manner
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“There was a measure of constraint in her behavior, a lack of spontaneity as she seemed to be almost overcontrolling her emotions.”
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Temperance or moderation in the use or indulgence of something
“To the designer, however, it means considerable constraint in his use of new materials and products.”
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A limiting condition, rule or measure
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The action of forbidding or prohibiting something
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An element, feature, or factor that is liable to vary or change
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A non-specific rule or principle that provides direction to action or behavior
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Physical detention by force
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An urgent need or demand
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A disadvantage of something, especially when contrasted with its advantages (pros)
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Prolonged cruel or unjust treatment, especially through the exercise of authority
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A thing that is imposed, in particular an unfair or unwelcome demand or burden
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That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to
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The state of being mentally concerned, uneasy, or anxious
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A thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
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The terminal point or boundary of an area or movement
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