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 for Narrowed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  narrowed \narrowed\ adj.
     reduced in size as if by being squeezed.
  
     Syn: constricted.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Narrow \Nar"row\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Narrowed; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Narrowing.] [AS. nearwian.]
     1. To lessen the breadth of; to contract; to draw into a
        smaller compass; to reduce the width or extent of. --Sir
        W. Temple.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To contract the reach or sphere of; to make less liberal
        or more selfish; to limit; to confine; to restrict; as, to
        narrow one's views or knowledge; to narrow a question in
        discussion.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Our knowledge is much more narrowed if we confine
              ourselves to our own solitary reasonings. --I.
                                                    Watts.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Knitting) To contract the size of, as a stocking, by
        taking two stitches into one.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  narrowed
      adj 1: reduced in size as by squeezing together; "his narrowed
             eyes"
      2: made narrow; limited in breadth; "narrowed arteries impair
         blood circulation"; "a narrowed view of the world"

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