Circumscriptive is a related term of restraining.
As an adjective circumscriptive
is that circumscribes or outlines.
As a verb restraining is
As a noun restraining is
the act by which someone or something is restrained.
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;