HyperDic: restrictiveness

English > 2 senses of the word restrictiveness:
NOUNrelationrestrictivenessa grammatical qualification that makes the meaning / meaning more specific ('red hat' has a more specific meaning / meaning than 'hat')
attributerestrictiveness, unpermissivenessa lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
restrictiveness > pronunciation
Soundsrahstrih'ktihvnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > restrictiveness: 2 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningA grammatical qualification that makes the meaning / meaning more specific ('red hat' has a more specific meaning / meaning than 'hat').
Broadermodification, qualifying, limitingThe grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning / meaning of the phrase
English > restrictiveness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningA lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits.
Synonymunpermissiveness
Narrowersternness, strictnessuncompromising resolution
Broaderdisposition, temperamentYour usual / usual mood
Oppositepermissiveness, toleranceA disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
Spanishintolerancia
Adjectivesrestrictiveserving to restrict

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