As verbs the difference between constrained and suppressed
is that constrained
) while suppressed
As an adjective constrained
is within close bounds; confined.
to put an end to, especially with force, to crush, do away with; to prohibit, subdue
to restrain or repress an expression
- ''Political dissent was brutally suppressed .
(psychiatry) to exclude undesirable thoughts from one's mind
- ''I struggled to suppress my smile.
to prevent publication
- He unconsciously suppressed his memories of abuse.
to stop a flow or stream
- The government suppressed the findings of their research about the true state of the economy.
- The rescue team managed to suppress the flow of oil by blasting the drilling hole.
(US, legal) to forbid the use of evidence at trial because it is improper or was improperly obtained
(electronics) to reduce unwanted frequencies in a signal
(obsolete) to hold in place, to keep low
- ''Hot blackcurrant juice mixed with honey may suppress cough.