Synonyms of constriction
tightness • Smoking tobacco products causes constriction of the arteries.
pressure • The pressure of his fingers had relaxed.
restriction • the restrictions of urban living
constraint • Their decision to abandon the trip was made because of financial constraints.
compression • The compression of the wood is easily achieved.
limitation • There is to be no limitation on the number of opposition parties.
stricture • Your goals are hindered by financial strictures.
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compressionWhen you compress something or when it compresses, it is pressed or squeezed so that it takes up less space. (noun)
• The compression of the wood is easily achieved.
constraintA constraint is something that limits or controls what you can do.
• Their decision to abandon the trip was made because of financial constraints.
limitationA limitation on something is a rule or decision which prevents that thing from growing or extending beyond certain limits.
• There is to be no limitation on the number of opposition parties.
Thesaurus for constriction from the Collins English Thesaurus
a feeling of tightness in some part of the body, such as the chest