Restraining is a related term of astringent.
As nouns the difference between restraining and astringent
is that restraining
is the act by which someone or something is restrained while astringent
is a substance which draws tissue together, thus restricting the flow of blood.
As a verb restraining
As an adjective astringent is
sharp, caustic, severe.
The act by which someone or something is restrained.
* George Meredith
- She had the privilege of a soul beyond our minor rules and restrainings to speak her wishes to the true wife of a mock husband—no husband; less a husband than this shadow of a woman a wife, she said;
A substance which draws tissue together, thus restricting the flow of blood.
Sharp, caustic, severe.
(medicine) Having the effect of drawing tissue together; styptic.