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  1. narrowing(noun)

    an instance of becoming narrow

    Antonyms:
    widening, broadening, broad, wide

  2. narrowing(noun)

    a decrease in width

    Antonyms:
    widening, broadening, broad, wide

  3. narrowing(adj)

    the act of making something narrower

    Antonyms:
    widening, broadening, wide, broad

  4. tapered, tapering, narrowing(adj)

    becoming gradually narrower

    "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"

    Synonyms:
    constricting, dwindling, tapered, tapering, tapering off, constrictive

    Antonyms:
    broadening, widening, wide, broad

  5. constricting, constrictive, narrowing(adj)

    (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom

    Synonyms:
    limiting, tapered, confining, restricting, constrictive, constraining, constricting, tapering

    Antonyms:
    widening, broadening, broad, wide

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. narrowing(n)

    Synonyms:
    contraction, reduction, constriction, limitation circumscription

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How to use narrowing in a sentence?

  1. Aoi Sedarat:

    If there is acid reflux, it can get aggravated by some vitamins and natural remedies, if that continues to be a problem, it can cause a narrowing in the esophagus. Taking a large bolus of anything, especially pills, it can get obstructed there.

  2. Maya Wang:

    Although Guo has been at the forefront of China's rights movement, he has also tried to keep a low profile, to remain in that narrowing space without being jailed, the fact that he's detained signals further tightening of the authorities' grip on China's civil society.

  3. Rosalind Breslow:

    Historically, the prevalence of drinking has been higher in older men than in older women, it still is, but the gender gap has been narrowing over approximately the past two decades.

  4. John W. Gardner:

    We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure all your life.

  5. Jeb Bush:

    I don't think narrowing uses of public lands is appropriate, there are ways that you can build consensus to protect the natural environment and allow people to access their land.

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