Drawn together; bound; contracted; cramped.
drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically; "a constricted blood vessel"; "a constricted view of life"
Limited by constraint, restraint, or sustained muscluar contraction. Held together, forcefully shortened, or physically tight.
Contracted or compressed so as to be smaller in certain places or parts than in others.
Poor reproduction of dynamics. Dynamic compression. Distortion at high levels. (Also see Pinched.)
especially tense; especially in some dialects
inhibited; "when modern man feels socially constricted his first impulse is to move"