What are some opposite words for constriction?

Antonyms for constriction
kənˈstrɪk ʃən

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term constriction.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. constriction, bottleneck, chokepoint(noun)

    a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

    Synonyms:
    bottleneck, chokepoint, tightness, coarctation

  2. constriction, coarctation(noun)

    tight or narrow compression

    Synonyms:
    bottleneck, chokepoint, tightness, coarctation

  3. constriction, tightness(noun)

    a tight feeling in some part of the body

    "he felt a constriction in her chest"; "she felt an alarming tightness in her chest"; "emotion caused a constriction of his throat"

    Synonyms:
    tautness, parsimoniousness, coarctation, parsimony, chokepoint, closeness, stringency, niggardliness, denseness, concentration, tightfistedness, compactness, minginess, tightness, bottleneck, meanness, niggardness, density

  4. constriction(noun)

    the action or process of compressing

    Synonyms:
    bottleneck, chokepoint, tightness, coarctation

Editors Contribution

  1. dilation

    to shrink or get smaller

    after the eyes had finished dialating, the constriction process wasn't far off.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 28, 2020  

How to use constriction in a sentence?

  1. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo:

    By law, no city in the state can close down, can quarantine unless the state government allows it. I will not allow any quarantine of any city or any jurisdiction in this state, so that is not going to happen, there's no discussion of closing down New York City, meaning quarantine geographic constriction.

  2. James Butterfill:

    We expect miners to continue to cut capex, which raises concerns over their longer term profitability, that's why we think we're nearing the floor in copper... as the cuts in capex will lead to a constriction on supply. Markets have also priced in a big contraction in Chinese consumption, which the data is not supporting.

  3. Matt Rosendale:

    I’ll fight for more freedom and prosperity for all Montana, we need to send trump some conservative reinforcing that will end the liberal constriction.

  4. Robert Bork:

    As government regulations grow slowly, we become used to the harness. Habit is a powerful force, and we no longer feel as intensely as we once would have [the] constriction of our liberties that would have been utterly intolerable a mere half century ago.

  5. Jennifer Leighdon Wu:

    We know that smoking causes vasoconstriction, or constriction of the blood vessels, when this happens with the uterus, it can cause pain.

How to pronounce constriction?

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