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Synonyms for straitjacket
ˈstreɪtˌdʒæk ɪtstrait·jack·et

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. straitjacketnoun

    anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines

    "they defected because Russian dance was in a straitjacket"; "the government is operating in an economic straitjacket"

    Synonyms:
    straightjacket

  2. straitjacket, straightjacketnoun

    a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person

    Synonyms:
    straightjacket

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  1. List of paraphrases for "straitjacket":

    straightjacket, strait-jacket, yoke, corset, jacket

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. straitjacket

    Synonyms:
    Camisole

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How to use straitjacket in a sentence?

  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Faith is the exoskeleton of success. 2. Selfishness creates abundance, which creates reality in the oblivion of nothingness. 3. The end of the world is a logical death from vicious, childish stupidity. 4. Everything turns into a technological formality, humanity into the politeness of hypocrisy, the technocracy of indifference, everything is the absolute emptiness of robotic consciousness. 5. The scenario of life is a scheme of life like a blueprint of a building, an abstraction of an illusory labyrinth of paradoxes, a space of dimensions of endless karmic confusion. 6. Life is a space of endless emptiness and illusions in it create an abundance of hallucinations and mirages of narcotic feelings of karmic cycles of déjà vu. 7. The way to the highest dimension of thinking is only through love. 8. 1. Life is a hypnosis of illusions. 2. A cry into emptiness, loneliness in the world of egoists, sensual suffering and emotional hell, from painful awareness, you die of awareness and resurrect differently, humility is like the death of a person in a straitjacket. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Ingrid Seward:

    I think she had no idea she wouldn’t be able to say what she thought or wouldn’t be able to voice her opinion, that’s what she was used to all her life, and suddenly she’s in a straitjacket.

  3. Governor Jerry Brown:

    The practical effect of the court's decision is to put a straitjacket on local government at a time when maximum flexibility is needed.

  4. Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis:

    I would warn anyone who is considering strategically amputating Greece from Europe because this is very dangerous, who will be next after us? Portugal? What will happen when Italy discovers it is impossible to remain inside the straitjacket of austerity?

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