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Another word for stricture

  1. Something that limits or restricts

      1. A shackle used to teach a horse to amble.
      2. Something that restricts activity, expression, or progress; a restraint.
      3. A vertically set fishing net of three layers, consisting of a finely meshed net between two nets of coarse mesh.
      1. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
      2. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
      1. The act of restraining:
      2. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      3. An influence that inhibits or restrains:
      1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
      2. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
      3. A shortcoming or defect:
      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The boundary surrounding a specific area; bounds:
      3. Something that restricts or restrains; a restraint:
      1. The act of inhibiting or the state of being inhibited.
      2. Something that restrains, blocks, or suppresses.
      3. Conscious or unconscious restraint of a behavioral process, desire, or impulse.
      1. A concrete border or row of joined stones forming part of a gutter along the edge of a street.
      2. An enclosing framework, such as that around a skylight.
      3. A raised margin along an edge used to confine or strengthen.
      1. An involuntary, spasmodic muscle contraction causing severe pain.
      2. A temporary partial paralysis of habitually or excessively used muscles.
      3. Spasmodic contractions of the uterus, such as those occurring during menstruation or labor, usually causing pain in the abdomen that may radiate to the lower back and thighs.
      1. The threat or use of force to prevent, restrict, or dictate the action or thought of others.
      2. The state of being restricted or confined within prescribed bounds:
      3. One that restricts, limits, or regulates; a check:
      1. a circumscribing or being circumscribed
      2. a boundary or outline
      3. a limitation or restriction
      1. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee. A piece of paper that is a negotiable instrument drawn on a bank and payable on demand to the person identified as the payee.
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  2. A becoming narrow or narrower

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Another word for stricture

  1. Censure

      1. To criticize (someone) sharply; reprimand.
      2. To express sharp criticism regarding (an act, for example):
      3. To check or repress.
      1. Abusively detractive language or utterance; calumny:
      2. The condition of disgrace suffered as a result of abuse or vilification; ill repute.
      1. The act of criticizing, especially adversely.
      2. A critical comment or judgment.
      3. The practice of analyzing, classifying, interpreting, or evaluating literary or other artistic works.
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  2. Constriction

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