French translation of 'constrained'
- (= restrained) [person]
- (= bound)
to feel constrained to do sth
se sentir obligé(e) de faire qch
- (= limited) [resources]
Example Sentences Including 'constrained'
As if marriage were a corset which constrained ; and movement and laughter were soon to be things of the past.Dreams of Innocence
It was a small dog, about a foot high, the size constrained by the amount of silver wire Lirael could easily obtain.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
The children hardly spoke during the meal, constrained by the presence of Andrew McClintock.The Ambassador's Women
Trends of 'constrained'
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- (= compel)
forcerto be constrained to do sth
être forcé(e) de faire qch,
se voir dans l'obligation de faire qch
- (= restrain)
contraindreto be constrained by sth
être contraint(e) par qch
Example Sentences Including 'constrain'
You know my collar is of the Charter, and whatever else I may be, it would constrain my actions, even if I did mean you any harm.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
I conjure and constrain you, Irra... Suruppu... Lamashtu... Livyathan.Night Sisters
Translation of constrained from the Collins English to French Dictionary