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Correct spelling:
confining

Synonyms:

adjective
all
close, confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting.
close
close-grained, neck and neck.
enclosing
covering, embracing, enclosing, enveloping, Imprisoning.
limiting
bounding, edge, extreme, limiting, maximum, utmost, zenith, Terminating, constraining, restricting, Restraining.
narrow
threadlike, linear, Incapacious, straiter.
punishing
burdensome, tortuous, agonizing, chastening, distressing, punishing, Disciplining, Imprisoning, Incarcerating, Persecuting, Crucifying, penalizing, anguishing.
restraining
withholding.
restrictive
restrictive, prohibitory.
retaining
Having, Suppressing.
noun
confining
close, confined, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting, restrictive.
contraction
deflation, elision, lessening, reducing, shrinking, elisions, tensing, decreasings, deflations, drawing together.
restricting
bounding, enclosing, Detaining, Imprisoning, Restraining.
verb
commanding
governing.
enclosing
covering, embracing, encircling, enclosing, encompassing, enveloping, holding, surrounding, trapping, Containing, Corralling.
imprisoning
condemning, fencing, impounding, Caging, Handcuffing, Harnessing, Manacling, fettering, jailing, locking up, straight jacketing.
limiting
repressing, Checking, Circumscribing, Hampering, Immuring, Trammeling, Compassing, Prescribing, keeping behind bars, keeping locked up.
punishing
agonizing, avenging, chastening, distressing, executing, judging, punishing, trying, Afflicting, Burdening, Castigating, Chastising, Disciplining, Fining, Imprisoning, Incarcerating, Keelhauling, Persecuting, Pillorying, Sentencing, Correcting, Crucifying, penalizing, anguishing, lambasting, reprising.
restraining
binding, constraining, constricting, controlling, hindering, impeding, inhibiting, restricting, withholding, Bridling, Detaining, Leashing, Restraining, Shackling, Tethering, Collaring.
secluding
alienating, expelling, isolating, ousting, screening, Banishing, Blackballing, Boycotting, Cloistering, Closeting, Deporting, Detaching, Disbarring, Ejecting, Eliminating, Evicting, Excluding, Excommunicating, Exiling, Expatriating, Extirpating, Extraditing, Insulating, Ostracizing, Rejecting, Removing, Secluding, Segregating, Separating, Sequestering, blacklisting, cordoning.
Examples of usage:
  1. The mechanical engineer as a rule works within doors, just as the civil engineer works out of doors, and his work, consequently, is more confining. – Opportunities in Engineering by Charles M. Horton
  2. This saintly man is extremely reserved, often confining his speech to three words- Truth, Love, and Work. – Autobiography of a YOGI by Paramhansa Yogananda

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