Synonyms for Restraining:
restrictive, governing, constraining, coercive, Prohibiting, forbidding.
Crimping, Fouling, constraining, Encumbering, Obstructing, baffling, Handicapping, thwarting, choking, Tangling, Snarling, blocking, congesting, Snagging, burdensome, impeding, crippling, Entrapping, restricting, frustrating, Delaying, Cramping, Resisting, Damming, hindering, Deterring, constipating, Detaining, Clogging, bottleneck, inhibiting, Complicating, Entangling.
extreme, utmost, bounding, constraining, confining, maximum, limiting, restricting, edge, Terminating, zenith.
restrictive, coercive, governing.
depressing, chilling, barring, discouraging, banning, daunting, dampening, diverting, Disinclining, intimidating, Deterring, inhibiting, Checking, admonishing, Derailing, Dissuading, disheartening, Preventing, Deflecting, averting.
Hampering, stopping, opposing, Hamstringing, jamming, Burdening, Bunging, Interrupting, bottlenecking, Paralyzing, countering, Miring, Plugging, catching, Staying, braking, Impairing, fettering, curbing, dragging.
Rimming, edging, bordering, limiting, Terminating, ending, bounding.
tranquilizing, Quieting, softening, Subduing, cooling, pacifying, composing, calming, soothing, abating, Alleviating, easing, relaxing, moderating.
Curtailing, Prohibiting, Refusing, Suppressing, forbidding, Oppressing, disqualifying, disapproving, Rejecting, controlling, Precluding, Denying, Outlawing, Disallowing.
Tethering, Bridling, binding, Shackling, constricting, Leashing, Collaring, confining.
Usage examples for Restraining
I said, restraining myself with difficulty. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman