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Definition of Contracted

Contracted

  1. of Contract
  2. Drawn together; shrunken; wrinkled; narrow; as, a contracted brow; a contracted noun.
  3. Narrow; illiberal; selfish; as, a contracted mind; contracted views.
  4. Bargained for; betrothed; as, a contracted peace.

Contracted Quotations

I have two cousins with juvenile diabetes. They both contracted the disease before the age of 5, and it was so heartbreaking watching them go through daily blood tests and injections. It is such a difficult disease to live with and requires constant attention; a tough thing to explain to a child.
Amy Robach

We were contracted to make a soundtrack album but there really wasn't enough new material in the movie to make a new record that I thought was interesting.
Roger Waters

Friendships, in general, are suddenly contracted; and therefore it is no wonder they are easily dissolved.
Joseph Addison

We Brits print banknotes out in Debden in Essex, and have contracted it out to the private sector. Here in the U.S. it is a government operation right in the heart of Washington next door to the Holocaust Museum.
Evan Davis

In prayer, we stand where angels bow with veiled faces. There, even there, the cherubim and seraphim adore before that selfsame throne to which our prayers ascend. And shall we come there with stunted requests and narrow, contracted faith?
Charles Spurgeon
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Contracted Translations

contracted in German is zusammengezogen, Vertrag geschlossen
contracted in Latin is substrictus
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