Restrictive vs Expansive - What's the difference?

restrictive | expansive |


As adjectives the difference between restrictive and expansive

is that restrictive is confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds while expansive is able to be expanded.

restrictive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds.
  • expansive

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Able to be expanded.
  • Comprehensive in scope or extent.
  • An expansive research work.
  • Talkative and sociable.
  • (mathematics) Exhibiting expansivity.