Synonym of restricted

Alternative for restricted

restricts, restricted, restricting

Synonym: bound, confine, cramp, hamper, impede, limit, restrain,

Adjective

Having distinct limits or boundaries

Adjective

Limited within bounds
secret classified exclusive private privileged privy regulated reserved hush-hush confidential top-secret closed off off limits top secret out of bounds off the record not for publication unrevealed undisclosed unpublished inside covert under wraps intimate not for circulation unknown untold strictly confidential not to be disclosed clandestine esoteric not to be made public secretive sub rosa backdoor unofficial nonpublic hushed undercover behind-the-scenes closed close incognito dissembled discreet furtive hidden concealed closet mum mom personal dissimulated sneaky backstairs limited sneak cloak-and-dagger disguised uncommunicated underground protected non-public sensitive quiet hidden away censored surreptitious veiled under one's hat with a lid on restricted access internal in ambush camouflaged sly cryptic need to know restrictive discriminative shrouded huggermugger clouded covered buried obscured inner bosom impenetrable kept concealed kept secret buttoned up unacknowledged under-the-table sub-rosa stealthy stealth special backstage allowed granted exceptional controlled underhanded offstage inconspicuous dark unseen underhand sneaking on the QT for eyes only not open hugger-mugger behind the scenes close to one's chest behind someone's back tête-à-tête in camera one-on-one hole-and-corner not in the public domain soft low dern arcane black conspiratorial wily cunning back-alley skulking slinking shifty cloaked backstair under the table crafty slippery masked devious indirect ulterior hole-in-the-corner artful foxy shady unidentified under-the-counter obscure between ourselves screened undivulged unauthorized guileful tricky scheming fraudulent not visible secreted silent feline catlike enigmatic catty noiseless tucked away unnoticeable evasive surprise incog unauthorised invisible on the quiet cautious out of sight on the sly mysterious in secret unobtrusive intelligence undeclared unprofessed spy illicit illegitimate illegal creep underneath unbowed strict tight subversive dirty unfair shorthanded unethical unscrupulous mean quick unsuspected murky QT backroom carefully guarded closely guarded contemptible slinky two-faced sealed nameless unannounced unnamed anonymous sideways sidelong oblique in holes and corners secondary underlying unexpressed insidious cloak and dagger calculating elusive creepy circumspect low-down unapparent hole and corner hidden from sight hidden from view out of view lost to view in private unsaid ambiguous mystic occult strange unenlightened deep enigmatical unintelligible out-of-the-way mystical unrelated unrecounted under cover unreported in strict confidence eyes-only in confidence not to be quoted to be kept under wraps not to be mentioned not for public consumption not public within these four walls between you and me between you and me and the gatepost between you and me and the doorpost between you and me and the wall between you and me and the bedpost unspoken unstated unmentioned unnarrated suppressed duplicitous designing perdu planted stashed cached enshrouded recondite guarded clever hushed up covered up put in the hole holed up subtle unconfirmed shonky snide fly slim unsubstantiated uncorroborated carny cowardly yellow undocumented unauthenticated unsanctioned unratified uncertified off-the-record unendorsed

Adjective

Marked by a low amount or deficiency
poor meagre scanty scant paltry limited disappointing reduced modest insufficient inadequate sparse spare deficient negligible insubstantial skimpy short little lean small slight slender miserable lamentable light meager pitiful scarce skimp slim sparing puny beggarly insignificant lowly measly trivial base contemptible diminutive ordinary stingy subnormal trifling pathetic piddling exiguous miserly sketchy low wanting shy lacking thin incomplete failing hand-to-mouth mean in short supply imperfect faulty scrimpy inferior not enough too few too little substandard inconsiderable inappreciable tiny minimal defective bare unsatisfactory incommensurate too small bereft mediocre lousy feeble flawed finite weak patchy ineffectual narrow mingy shabby shoddy derisory tight petty rare unfinished dry below par destitute devoid thin on the ground needed drained too little too late lesser average tenuous confined nominal piddly piffling minor unsufficient scrimp pitiable niggling picayune minute bad inefficient not making it not hacking it coming up short impotent suboptimal subpar thinning abject ineffective unqualified laughable lame awful execrable dismal appalling hopeless atrocious deplorable dreadful abysmal dire terrible diabolical parsimonious junk stunted depleted barren close flimsy unproductive stinted minus infrequent unfitted incapable unample incompetent rubbish rotten wretched low-grade dissatisfactory at a premium few and far between barely sufficient under-strength short of out of below standard bush-league circumscribed defined definite determinate measured rudimentary basic unsound unsatisfying unacceptable set partial diminished impaired absent missing not good enough second-rate unrefined needing unpolished not up to standard bodger not acceptable omitted empty cooked gone away unfulfilled bankrupt deprived half-baked less not up to par burned out in default cut off out of gas not up to scratch not up to expectations not much cop leaving much to be desired inconsequential marginal poxy infinitesimal imperceptible minimum few nugatory unimportant worthless ungenerous dinky sorry minuscule token faint hard to come by fractional nickel-and-dime scattered footling sporadic hard to find mere pimping occasional no-account despicable incidental de minimis Mickey Mouse vague uncommon chicken peanut middling frugal unsubstantial remote outside sad frail off fragile of no account not worth mentioning of no importance of no consequence like gold dust not to be had useless not to be had for love nor money superficial dwindling peripheral subtle woeful trashy mild dispersed thinly distributed straggling frivolous basal fiddling unfrequent not worth bothering about small-fry seldom seen next to none seldom met with low in numbers next to no subsidiary perfunctory penurious hollow minuscular of little account pettifogging little or no hardly any humble on the small side fragmentary symbolic wispy unfruitful infertile economical gentle foolish half-hearted scrubby toytown cut unconsiderable ignorable neglectable short-handed low on short on twopenny-halfpenny indifferent diffuse common sleazy unconsequential wet little bitty bitty smallish run-down shoestring insipid just only littlest least smallest slightest unusual pants scarcer than hen's teeth very lowest crummy merest minutest tiniest fewest truncated threatened shortened seldom semioccasional at a low level seldom found rubbishy wanky in the minority disgraceful dishonourable dishonorable shameful widely spaced out of the ordinary least possible very little smallest amount of fair no more than unlikely distant moderate median medium unexceptional tolerable irrelevant dubious doubtful immaterial scrappy implausible improbable meaningless acceptable passable satisfactory midsize midsized adequate pointless nondescript nonessential duff unsuitable unworthy secondary far faraway outlying purportless casual extraneous senseless lightweight unassembled unequal underprovided undersupplied injured amiss damaged marred far-fetched intermediate middle second string second fiddle outta gas not make it found wanting not cut out for third string of minor importance of little consequence of little importance non-essential of no moment not worth speaking of of little import

Adjective

Ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience
insular narrow-minded provincial parochial petty blinkered limited illiberal inward-looking prejudiced small-minded conventional close-minded localist myopic narrow petty-minded sectarian short-sighted small-town bigoted diehard dogmatic dyed-in-the-wool entrenched hidebound inflexible parish-pump rigid set biased blimpish closed discriminatory intolerant Lilliputian little partisan picayune small xenophobic circumscribed claustral jerkwater confined contracted secluded separated sequestered sectional regional conservative local reactionary particular unsophisticated strait-laced prudish priggish moralistic prim starchy stuffy puritanical closed-minded prissy chauvinist chauvinistic shockable opinionated partial one-sided constricted lopsided one-eyed introverted topical puritan unimaginative borné inexorable obdurate hick shallow ultra-conservative suburban uncharitable ungenerous uninformed thematic selfish mean corn-fed upcountry racialist sexist racist nationalistic homespun rude bucolic simple homegrown unpolished outmoded unfashionable pastoral unenlarged pigheaded set in one's ways contained vernacular geographical civic parish town divisional bounded district territorial neighborhood localised neighbourhood localized fanatical strict Victorian unfair stiff old-fashioned jaundiced formal uncompromising old-maidish schoolmarmish schoolmistressy proper doctrinaire goody-goody warped parti pris Grundyish grudging distorted square unjust obstinate severe niminy-piminy extreme traditional coloured staid blind colored uptight fuddy-duddy anti-Semitic straitlaced prim and proper extremist stick-in-the-mud homophobic mean-minded of the old school tight-laced inequitable governessy mimsy factional sententious genteel Pecksniffian stubborn unadventurous censorious stingy prepossessed twisted austere jingoistic cliquish resentful zealous authoritarian smug dictatorial disdainful nice-nelly straightlaced bluenosed sceptical spiteful fundamentalist contemptuous hateful fanatic denominational exclusive disapproving pompous despotic slanted stern anti-gay heterosexist tyrannical skeptical conforming individualistic buttoned-down stilted arrogant orthodox weighted influenced preferential conformist straight preconceived tendentious magisterial inclined predisposed button-down deaf shortsighted unpersuadable resistant self-righteous niggling trivial maniacal radical rabid militant short-term improvident overscrupulous holier-than-thou sanctimonious single-minded activist ignoble clannish pedantic Pharisaic shabby nationalist schismatic nasty vulgar base cheap swivel-eyed hypocritical vain self-satisfied complacent superpatriotic squeamish old-maid overnice demure overmodest interested jingoist mean-spirited contemptible malicious vindictive unobjective non-objective loaded overexact simpering pretentious scrupulous affected rigorous mincing artificial precise offish fastidious finicky unprogressive ultraconservative racially discriminatory racially prejudiced racially bigoted brassbound ageist disablist conditioned paleoconservative standpat traditionalistic lacking foresight dissident nonconformist splinter religious nonconforming unbalanced archconservative classist leaning fattist presupposing intransigent mossbacked unreasoning conspiratorial devoted overzealous accessory sympathetic adhering unsympathetic unforgiving intractable set in your ways reserved hard-line sedate set in one's opinions sober impersonal old-line old-school die-hard fixed in one's views misleading favorably favourably unrepresentative ascetic fogeyish deadly musty cynical bitter jealous irritable unwilling outraged short-fuse indignant snappy irate averse upset antipathetic unindulgent worked-up waspish unforbearing fractious tilted humourless fusty forbidding pietistic envious old-fogeyish suspicious self-important hot bloated supercilious humorless as dry as dust puffy foetid warm fetid smoky smelly important unenlightened sordid tight bourgeois undemocratic parsimonious alt-right tightfisted totalitarian miserly anti-democratic oppressive repressive hair-shirt spartan correct disenchanted disillusioned hostile soured pessimistic traditionalist decorous close-fisted draconian fascist stodgy misanthropic invidious green-eyed distrustful disappointed covetous abstemious moral abstinent assertive Pooterish respectable doctrinal Biedermeier ceremonial ceremonious antiliberal proscriptive greedy penny-pinching emphatic overbearing imperious peremptory comme il faut straight-laced bien pensant pontifical legendary yellow unenthusiastic tainted jaded unindifferent opprobrious imperative domineering insistent adamant high-handed authoritative arbitrary downright unchallengeable self-opinionated unquestionable categorical unyielding opinionative unbending opinioned fascistic cocksure confident definite stiff-necked egotistical unequivocal tenacious determined dictative wrong-headed bullheaded high and mighty

Adjective

Dwelling or raised in, or as if in, cloisters
cloistered secluded sheltered cloistral confined hermitic insulated isolated protected reclusive sequestered shielded withdrawn shut-off covert hermit-like hidden monastic quiet remote retired retiring secret solitary unworldly anchoritic eremitic recluse secluse seclusive shut off private lonely out-of-the-way unfrequented removed hermetic off the beaten track unsociable tucked away segregated reserved ascetic concealed deserted lonesome screened cut off out of the way quarantined alone abandoned singular austere blockaded aloof personal uninhabited distant simple insular undisturbed conventual monkish antisocial cenobitic introverted monachal cut-off lone misanthropic hard to find separated isolate close closet beleaguered shy standoffish confidential unapproachable incommunicado retreated separate hidden away off the grid self-denying cocooned hermetical veiled curtained eremitical stranded detached apart claustral monastical canonical shut away inconspicuous departed shrouded set apart ivory-towered celibate taken out far from the madding crowd contemplative companionless faraway friendless unaccompanied outlying inaccessible godforsaken meditative coenobitic far unreachable obscure unsocial unique one only one-off sole special far-off far off far-flung unget-at-able far removed Spartan frugal oblate hermitical by itself by oneself unattended all alone independent stag eremetic forsaken offish particular sui generis lorn self-sufficient uncompanionable self-contained on its own single individual solo one and only exclusive introvert onliest forlorn desolate estranged uncommunicative reticent demure distinct only possible restrained exceptional cool unrepeatable marooned definite abnormal anomalous silent odd secretive inward-looking unforthcoming outcast one of a kind uncommon rejected timorous diffident unbefriended destitute cautious bashful taciturn cold media-shy sheepish modest timid coy backward self-effacing recessive out on a limb thoughtful stand-offish undemonstrative one shot close-mouthed closed discrete certain respective original high and dry immune incomparable never-to-be-repeated limited-edition once-in-a-lifetime unshared remaining ace unconnected one-of-a-kind shrinking nonce peculiar precise specific only one final to one side unusual atypical peaceful socially inhibited random last uncherished only remaining unconcerned aseptic disinterested incurious inhibited nongregarious uncurious casual uninterested indifferent untypical freak left down empty disconsolate renounced comfortless troglodytic homeless sole remaining only surviving only one left introspective unrelated stray once in a lifetime unrepeated meek indrawn discreet pensive self-absorbed self-interested onetime closemouthed constrained reflective soft-spoken collected ruminative inner-directed self-centred unfriendly ungregarious laconic self-restrained guarded self-centered unrevealing snobbish shunned unattached one-shot alienated unpopular unwanted non-communicative tight-lipped once-off once-only spurned ostracized unloved uncared-for without friends adrift ostracised without ties with no ties with no one to turn to all by one's self without a friend in the world

Adjective

Prohibited or restricted by social custom
taboo forbidden prohibited banned outlawed proscribed interdicted illegal impermissible unmentionable illicit not allowed ruled out verboten vetoed unacceptable unlawful unspeakable anathema barred censored dirty haram impolite indecorous ineffable not permitted off limits rude tapu unthinkable unutterable frowned on not acceptable out of bounds disapproved disapproved of distasteful offensive off-limits reserved beyond the pale no go non licet tabu no-no against the law controlled out-of-bounds closed off embargoed contraband disallowed disgraceful shocking shameful scandalous inaccessible criminal wildcat crooked shady refused illegitimate obscene indecent indescribable immodest unprintable no-go X-rated embarrassing not approved closed down appalling filthy disreputable out of line atrocious not to be spoken of that dare not speak its name unauthorized unauthorised unsanctioned felonious unlicensed excluded actionable wrongful unwarranted unofficial lawless black-market bootleg dishonest precluded unconstitutional lawbreaking under the counter under-the-table overruled debarred under the table prosecutable violating fraudulent malfeasant bent heavy improper smuggled hot indictable culpable corrupt disqualified punishable racket dodgy wrong inadmissible not legal under-the-counter guilty unapproved rejected uncertified unaccredited closed disbarred nefarious delinquent ineligible villainous closed-down closed-up disentitled out unwarrantable irregular extralegal clandestine immoral furtive wicked miscreant flagitious adulterous not on sub rosa against the rules off base out of the running outside the law contrary to law in violation of law undemocratic unallowed bootlegged unclean unpermitted dishonourable criminalized blameworthy dishonorable not accepted criminalised prevented bogus unjustified pirated penal shut out eliminated convictable chargeable off the record not advisable unfit unqualified condemned responsible not sanctioned over the line unentitled legally disqualified unethical disorderly iniquitous unsavory anarchic terrorist black unruly dark bad seditious disruptive mutinying insurgent insurrectionary vile insubordinate anarchical mutinous rebellious noncompliant peccant vicious revolting unrighteous nonconformist sly sinful evil savage anarchistic barbarous ungoverned uncivilised disobedient rotten unsavoury turbulent violent unregulated unpeaceful uncivilized nihilistic disordered racketeering excessive recusant uncultivated warlike infringing contumacious piratical criminogenic transgressing traitorous smoking gun without law and order

Adjective

Calorie-restricted

Adjective

Relating to or constituting a particular form or dialect of a language

Adjective

Having a handicap
handicapped incapacitated infirm invalid lame paralysed paralyzed wheelchair-using crippled disabled disadvantaged learning-disabled paraplegic quadriplegic tetraplegic baulked balked blocked burdened checked curbed deterred encumbered foiled hampered hemiplegic impeded limited monoplegic obstructed paraparetic paretic restrained stymied wounded differently abled having a disability physically challenged physically handicapped physically impaired having a mental disability having learning difficulties having special needs mentally disabled physically disabled maimed debilitated weakened hurt impaired damaged enfeebled injured sidelined bedridden weak helpless deformed powerless hamstrung harmed game laid up immobilized halt sickly limp ailing mutilated impotent broken-down laid-up out-of-action confined incapable housebound defective run-down frail stiff bruised sore feeble gimp hog-tied immobilised out of action out of commission vulnerable fragile unfit indisposed limping hobbling bad compromised wornout undermined battered tender hors de combat disadvantageous exceptional challenged immobile lifeless gammy disarmed worn-out out-of-commission wrecked stalled decrepit strengthless impuissant impoverished diminished raw pained gimpy handcuffed hindered toothless high and dry ruined destroyed spoiled palsied with a disability spoilt mangled broken confined to bed marred sick ill unwell valetudinary poorly valetudinarian weakly peaked down in poor health below par on the sick list laid low unable useless in hospital in the hospital numb inert afflicted aching prostrate stricken smarting painful throbbing hurting flat on your back stinging cut inflamed paralytic crushed discoloured scarred discolored black-and-blue benumbed dead insensible ineffective inactive nerveless torpid beaten grazed scratched burning sensitive lacerated gashed crook gutless chafed reddened agonised knackered ruptured mauled bleeding agonized disfigured scraped nicked in pain struck busted up hit unmoving fractured deadened smashed shattered unfeeling frozen at a loss bedfast bedbound insensitive insensate desensitized ill in bed effete incompetent diplegic off colour smitten palsified enervated unproductive forceless inept infecund puny dud desensitised excruciating agonizing delicate tingly distressed paper tiger past it under the weather achy afflictive prickly twingeing irritated severe gnawing suffering biting uncomfortable smartful laborious nagging sharp troublesome searing piercing pounding tingling agonising hurtful caustic abscessed flat on one's back harrowing red tired nasty achy breaky grievous ulcerated defenceless ineffectual inadequate dependent subject tied disenfranchised unarmed wishy-washy supine etiolated without power blank disfranchised defenseless resistless chicken wimp passive not able over a barrel with no say out of gas shot buffeted tortured warped

Adjective

Not taking likely future developments into account
short-sighted careless ill-advised impractical imprudent injudicious unthinking ill-considered impolitic improvident myopic near-sighted astigmatic blind foolish hasty headlong ill-judged imperceptive limited rash short-range short-term stupid thoughtless unsagacious unwary unwise incautious indiscreet reckless silly irresponsible misguided foolhardy senseless unintelligent inadvisable inappropriate unreasonable witless irrational tactless undiplomatic idiotic brainless inexpedient nonsensical inconsiderate indelicate brash asinine heedless half-witted mindless moronic imbecilic unsound overhasty wrong-headed impulsive crazy half-baked graceless ridiculous negligent fatuous harebrained ill-conceived daft naive lamebrained lamebrain dim-witted birdbrained crackbrained softheaded simple doltish inept undesirable risky inane hare-brained immature illogical futile unconsidered nutty pointless untimely simpleminded wacky kooky dippy vacuous ludicrous feebleminded mad tomfool daffy scatterbrained ill-thought-out clueless unadvisable damfool crackpot childish unfortunate cock-eyed dotty meaningless unreasoning unreasoned absurd nonrational idiotical fruitless zany insane dumb dense loony soft slow jerky empty-headed unearthly dim cockamamy slow-witted weak-minded unpolitic boneheaded dopey thick lunatic gormless chuckleheaded knuckleheaded pinheaded dorky nerdy airheaded weak thickheaded featherbrained brain-dead lunkheaded thick-witted unsmart dunderheaded bubbleheaded bonehead oafish preposterous obtuse opaque maladroit fantastic dopy dull off-the-wall temerarious disadvantageous improper unsuitable detrimental insensitive precipitate spur of the moment loopy infelicitous unsubtle garrulous nosy giddy tearaway feather-brained flighty damaging prejudicial harmful playing with fire leaving self wide open off the deep end inopportune lacking foresight uncreative unimaginative wasteful shiftless spendthrift profligate prodigal bad poor aberrant thriftless uneconomical unthrifty free-spending squandering feckless immoderate lavish excessive extravagant shortsighted cockamamie profuse impetuous unseemly soft in the head undeveloped poorly planned unrealistic unworkable not thought through unformed sophomoric unplanned not fully developed underdeveloped badly planned hotheaded madcap wrong confused off the top of one's head devil-may-care wild unguarded hot-headed precipitous harum-scarum daredevil spur-of-the-moment hurried daring audacious inattentive adventurous unheeding hell-for-leather kamikaze rushed cursory unmindful neglectful regardless helter-skelter sudden unobservant premature casual bold overbold gadarene remiss flying slapdash passionate drive-by venturesome unthought-out pell-mell venturous absent-minded unsafe precipitant headstrong inadvertent indifferent furious overconfident over-adventurous death-or-glory unwatchful carefree napping abrupt unconcerned spontaneous undiscerning fiery frenzied insuppressible determined oblivious unpremeditated unperceptive untactful harsh frivolous uncaring jumping to conclusions unadvised unreflective over-venturesome ignorant capricious blithe perfunctory offhand uncircumspect unalert unvigilant off-guard uncareful superficial fast and loose gauche crude gruff instinctive nonchalant clumsy erratic misconceived untroubled bungling irreflective unpolished rough blunt involuntary intuitive automatic vulgar blundering awkward previous desperate unworried insouciant uninformed speedy slipshod impromptu adventuresome quick cavalier breakneck sloppy forgetful dozy careless of hectic badly thought out credulous unprepared unrestrained bull-in-a-china-shop subitaneous swift unexpected abandoned out of control nearsighted boorish ill-timed misjudged suicidal radge cool unsensible inconvenient unrecommended fearless intrepid courageous scatty unsympathetic chaotic lively brave dauntless undaunted heady disregardful wide open happy-go-lucky haphazard abstracted rushing snatched not recommended easy-going off deep end out on limb mechanical unduly quick death-defying unaware inconstant divvy airy flippant without regard self-destructive indiscriminate unconscious swaggering breezy fly-by-night romping light-minded disorderly risk-taking unwarned unknowing unsuspecting off one's guard unreliable undiscriminating asleep at the switch out to lunch careless of one's duty ditsy lackadaisical extemporaneous snap unintended deaf apathetic listless whimsical uninhibited uncivil sharp in the dark emotional unprompted freakish unrepressed unselective unexacting reflex unintentional unwitting unpredictable violent free and easy crass unfussy eager fierce ardent unmeditated overventuresome impassioned vehement unbridled uncontrolled ad-lib jumping the gun winging it not in the loop uncautious wary shallow uncritical indiscriminating vacant unmeant brutish outrageous lax unreflecting unresponsible fervid restive easily pleased misplaced fast-and-loose heedless of caught napping foot-in-mouth unwarranted erroneous asleep at the wheel leading with one's chin off guard pay no mind sticking one's neck out not careful any old way asleep on the job paying no heed to inattentive to neglectful of blind to unheeding of regardless of taking no notice of disregardful of unconscious of deaf to not paying attention oblivious to going off deep end fallacious unfounded frantic mistaken deluded misled decadent disinformed stray errant deceived bum-steer bearded faked-out erring stonewalled straying fast-paced licentious self-indulgent self-gratifying unconstrained fast exciting intemperate slack salacious gadabout louche carnal corrupt wanton shameless off course uncalled for labouring under a delusion led up the garden path

Adjective

Restricted as if by being crippled with a hamstring

Adjective

Limited in number

Adjective

Uniquely connected with someone or something
specific particular distinctive individual special distinct inherent peculiar separate typical appropriate characteristic distinguishing endemic exclusive idiosyncratic intrinsic personal representative singular unique archetypal especial innate particularised particularized proper prototypical quintessential signature symptomatic reserved found only in particular to peculiar to individualized private personalized patented personalised individualised own privately owned privately-owned individualistic different express diagnostic natural discriminating identifying identifiable precise set subjective diagnostical privy essential idiomatic conspicuous remarkable concrete unmistakable notable local classic diacritic inimitable original respective emblematic indicative differentiating uncommon symbolic independent single extraordinary discrete disparate marked distinguished discriminative individualising individualizing odd exact noteworthy demonstrative regular unconventional select off-centre eccentric categorical recognizable strange standard recognisable suggestive sole inborn inbred definite usual determining distinguishable customized very patent impressionistic unusual certain monogrammed tailor-made explicit internal resident fixed claimed absolute in character customised exceptional isolated very own exclusive to characteristic of typical of native ingrained actual only abnormal weird aberrant quirky queer irregular anomalous lone solitary freakish bizarre outlandish warning signalling one-off alone indicatory denotive associated evidential designative significant indicating denotative signaling one sui generis one and only archetypical definitive true pointing to all your own copybook paradigmatic illustrative model vintage textbook exemplary classical stock ideal stereotypical prime prototypic prototypal stereotyped archetypic stereotypic patterned typic perfect unorthodox nonconformist atypical liberated unconstrained bohemian egoistic untrammelled groundbreaking free-spirited pioneering freethinking unfettered self-loving self-indulgent selfish vainglorious pompous narcissistic egomaniacal self-serving egotistical megalomaniac conceited individualist egotistic self-absorbed self-interested egocentric maverick self-reliant stuck-up egoistical self-concerned self-centered untrammeled self-centred wrapped up in oneself most typical

Verb

Past tense for to deprive (someone or something) of freedom of movement or action
hampered impeded handicapped blocked checked cramped curbed hindered obstructed slowed inhibited restrained retarded straitened straitjacketed tied interfered with limited stopped held back prevented constrained trammeled trammelled stymied hamstrung hamstringed encumbered thwarted fettered held up shackled barred clogged slowed down hobbled halted put an end to arrested prohibited shut down frustrated bridled repressed confined controlled suppressed baulked delayed curtailed shut out balked stalled put a brake on tied up hog-tied set back embarrassed handcuffed foiled forestalled short-circuited stayed manacled cut off stifled interdicted cumbered crippled interrupted debarred put a stop to shut off held hung up stonewalled reduced choked contained moderated precluded forbid deterred opposed kept back lessened diminished crimped banned decreased borked proscribed gagged stemmed outlawed disallowed tempered derailed stood in the way of put an stop to enjoined dammed circumvented disrupted stilled regulated smothered averted ruled out withheld intercepted detained baffled counteracted staved off stove off impaired warded off muzzled kept in check held in subdued caught headed off countered bound quashed ruined braked strangled sabotaged muffled entrammeled entrammelled squelched spoiled spoilt reined in put off slowed up held off forbidden forbade kept under control hurt avoided bogged down cut back constricted put back decelerated put the brakes on held down put at a disadvantage got in the way of gotten in the way of defended against circumscribed staunched kept thrown a spanner in the works of threw a spanner in the works of stamped out put the kibosh on nipped in the bud let up stanched mitigated vetoed slackened squashed weakened postponed inconvenienced suspended leashed excluded jammed disadvantaged remitted eased embargoed made illegal intermitted interfered tamed modulated thrown a monkey wrench in the works of threw a monkey wrench in the works of burdened cracked down on defeated scotched killed quelled blackballed weighed down toned down denied quieted obviated cracked down choked back pulled up scuppered come down on clamped down on closed off delimited choked off cooled forfended kept lid on qualified corked brought to screeching halt brake withholden boycotted abated lowered let stunted capped crushed silenced ostracized gotten in the way got in the way softened estopped relaxed rejected swallowed deadened tied down quelched garrotted clamped down paused barricaded sandbagged ostracised submerged pocketed sapped shelved occluded closed obscured extinguished incommoded crabbed damaged blunted put paid to beat mired deferred hemmed in calmed blocked up blockaded governed discommoded evaded loitered congested enfeebled stopped up clogged up dropped measured censored quenched overpowered frozen froze debilitated closed up closed out criminalized cut down brought up stoppered immobilized bunged up put straitjacket on ruled fetched up circumnavigated nullified resisted shushed paralysed plugged up tabooed marred harmed hit the brakes let down flaps contravened oppressed deflected nixed skirted sidestepped fended off paralyzed criminalised warded brought to a standstill played down put a limit on kept within the limits of steered clear of put the stopper on upset immobilised put on brakes tied one's hands cramped one's style spiked kept within bounds placed at a disadvantage wrecked stemmed the flow of declared illegal boxed in put out of commission put out put the brakes on bottled up put out of action kept the lid on shut up fought back put the chill on put a crimp in backed off put in an unfavourable position buttoned up shut out of locked up retardated blacklisted came down on taken down took down ended revised devitalized dismissed dulled destroyed plugged discouraged deflated netted captured ensnared enmeshed sealed caulked discontinued lagged muted throttled outvoted incapacitated screened snagged complicated filled blocked out filled up vitiated overloaded modified reefed embogged procrastinated entrapped fenced stood disturbed affected damped down depressed come down hard on blacked packed jammed up choked up tethered sank sunken sunk influenced tampered stuffed dissuaded spurned rebuffed clotted idled escaped bypassed confused banished held captive dragged feet clipped someone's wings dissuaded from charged sidelined bothered conflicted troubled withstood decremented excepted eliminated entangled bunged blocked off prostrated pacified drawn up drew up protracted flawed compromised bankrupted blemished bloodied disqualified allayed lost speed wound down lost steam kept waiting overturned interned setted limits on imposed limits on monkeyed with pegged disciplined bit fazed bitted refused made impossible braced sidetracked fixed scrubbed soothed palliated bottled prorogued tapered minimized depreciated downscaled downsized bottlenecked injured endamaged cursed illegalized concealed mellowed minced damped wronged exiled saddled with made difficult gummed up relieved neutralized forbid to prolonged lamed mutilated indisposed maimed dragged one's feet temperated come to a standstill suffocated kept in canceled cancelled deprived downed loafed poked flagged faltered hesitated bogged dawdled petered out not moved stood off declared ineligible neutralised lightened knocked off hid took out taken out outwitted stumped juked ditched crashed unsettled picked off torpefied pulled in thrown monkey wrench in threw monkey wrench in declared taboo closed down passed by officially forbid placed an embargo on iced out passed up treated harshly snuffed bitten back soft-pedalled loused up hushed brought to a screeching halt cooled down de-escalated pinioned made powerless kept off kept a lid on chilled heaped undermined turned aside exhausted totalled anticipated met halfway knocked out made unfit cooled off rendered incapable tightened up on kiboshed shrouded rendered powerless composed mangled showered soft-pedaled kept at bay phased out rained on someone's parade reined got tough on turned down shattered told against unstrengthened dummied up enervated forefended knocked back treated unfavourably quietened disabled whittled down dried up inflicted a handicap on kept a tight rein on battered come down on like a ton of bricks hushed up simmered down counted out stepped down bit back shortened totaled corked up hogtied unfitted unbraced iced collected cooled out tailed off brought to an end come down heavily on attenuated hocked made late crossed up kept down kept tight rein on said no staved held over inactivated treated unfairly held off on stove minimised shot down taken tough action took tough action came down hard on gotten out of got out of overthrown overthrew beaten anchored it canned broke broken forbidden to overrode overridden gave disadvantage given disadvantage came to a standstill hidden officially forbidden taken wind out of took wind out of done for did for tongue-tied froze out frozen out taken out of play took out of play threw a spoke in the wheel of threw a spanner in the works thrown a spoke in the wheel of thrown a spanner in the works bitten one's lip bit one's lip gave the thumbs down to gave the red light to given the red light to given the thumbs down to done a disservice to did a disservice to gave a disadvantage to given a disadvantage to gave the thumbs down thrown out given the thumbs down threw out took stern measures against came down heavily on got tough gotten tough took severe measures against taken stern measures against taken severe measures against came down on like a ton of bricks dashed screwed up discomfited checkmated disappointed messed up fouled up put the lid on cut short snookered put a spoke in someone's wheel put a damper on offset put on hold put on back burner put the mockers on upset the apple cart devastated demolished smashed holden pre-empted loaded annulled confounded queered disconcerted parried diverted repulsed rattled preempted laded filibustered bounden poured cold water on saddled laden subverted terminated clobbered eradicated weighted attacked made a mess of obliterated banjaxed undone undid dished lumbered chained annihilated repelled put at risk overwhelmed overburdened played havoc with freighted negated abolished bollixed decimated helped nobbled strained bilked pigeonholed disadvised scared offsetted mucked up second-guessed forecast hit hung fire put over played for time turned off got in before upset the applecart talked out of provided against set aside put the damper on beat someone to the draw strangled at birth put on the back burner beat someone to the punch beat someone to it put in cold storage put end to put on ice upset one's apple cart loaden disarranged disorganized disordered convulsed given a hard time gave a hard time deranged turned upside-down threw cold water on stultified thrown cold water on caused turmoil in caused confusion in blighted dispatched ravaged puzzled wasted time mystified nipped something in the bud threatened letten leet cruelled euchred made a hash of nonplussed bought time toppled flummoxed overtaxed taxed stressed caused to stay caused to wait dead-ended cornered aborted saved invalidated scuttled employed delaying tactics confronted eluded adjourned cancelled out canceled out botched broke down bucked worried holp holpen discountenanced dampened rooted traversed rendered ineffective intruded on blew a hole in blown a hole in crammed brimmed promoted skipped ducked dodged buffaloed slackened pace shaken shook licked conquered overcome warned disfavored disfavoured frightened deprecated commandeered crossed counterplotted buried tabled monopolized predicted preoccupied forecasted expected envisioned projected outmanoeuvred razed outfoxed crazed unbuilt skinned outsmarted had impoverished overreached outmaneuvered wracked mothballed continued ballsed up shuffled off jam-packed rammed monopolised topped respited carried over made waves worked against brought down got ahead of gotten ahead of given the run around gave the run around prevented from making progress run circles around run rings around dashed one's hope kicked the can down the road dammed up beaten someone to the draw acted in advance of beaten someone to it stood in the way held in abeyance waived rammed in prepared for laid over halted in its tracks eased up stole a march on beat somebody to it brought to naught extended held at bay got bogged down laid on the table rescheduled rendered null and void slammed on the brakes headed off at pass stolen a march on beaten someone to the punch caused setback lengthened beat down topped off threw into confusion threw into disarray threw into disorder thrown into confusion thrown into disarray thrown into disorder did in done in broke up broken up broken down blew blown overcame foresaw foreseen hitten hat thrown a curve threw a curve shaken off shook off thrown a monkey wrench into threw a monkey wrench into beaten down got the better of gotten the better of took wind out of sails taken wind out of sails took a rain check on taken a rain check on given rain check gave rain check given the run-around given the slip gave the slip ran circles around ran rings around gave the run-around acted like a wet blanket thrown a monkey wrench in the works threw a monkey wrench in the works beaten somebody to it

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Past tense for to restrain or to keep in check
controlled composed contained cooled regulated restrained checked constrained curbed repressed subdued bridled limited quelled calmed mastered re-collected settled suppressed adjusted capped moderated monitored collected inhibited kept measured pulled in tamed cornered inspected lulled quieted rallied recovered smothered soothed stilled tranquilized damped down kept a lid on kept a tight rein on kept in check kept the lid on held back held in imposed limits on kept in line put the brakes on reined in setted limits on simmered down held governed shut in corked bottled up confined stifled put half nelson on held down reined kept an eye on set kept under control guided directed boxed up kept back cramped cooped up hampered hindered curtailed delimited put a brake on ruled stopped put away imprisoned retarded straitened gaoled jailed hemmed in locked up hog-tied managed kept lid on administered methodized overlooked tempered adapted organized systematized reconciled allocated policed administrated legislated coordinated standardized brought to naught collared kept secret enclosed covered up trapped kept feeling inside oneself entrapped left out modulated supervised superintended balanced stewarded presided over muzzled kept tabs on handicapped prevented dampened systematised organised standardised paced bit harnessed leashed bitted held in check debarred choked back circumscribed deterred kept within bounds gagged impounded reined back stemmed stayed detained hogtied killed kept in pulled back pinned down sat on tied down kept down cracked down chained arrested brought under control had on a tight leash frustrated baulked hamstrung impeded hamstringed constricted incarcerated interned slowed down halted gained mastery over gained control over trammeled trammelled withheld closed in locked in deprived necessitated barred fenced in disallowed balked banned immured shotgunned bound concussed denied cooled off oversaw overseen withholden