Antonyms of adj expansive

4 senses of expansive

Sense 1
expansive (vs. unexpansive) -- (able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion; "Expansive materials"; "the expansive force of fire")

unexpansive (vs. expansive) -- (showing no tendency to expand; "unexpansive bodies")

Sense 2
expansive, grand, heroic -- (of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope; "an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings")

INDIRECT (VIA impressive) -> unimpressive -- (not capable of impressing)

Sense 3
expansive -- (marked by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of grandeur)

INDIRECT (VIA euphoric) -> dysphoric, distressed, unhappy -- (generalized feeling of distress)

Sense 4
expansive, talkative -- (friendly and open and willing to talk; "wine made the guest expansive")

INDIRECT (VIA communicative) -> uncommunicative, incommunicative -- (not inclined to talk or give information or express opinions)

Similarity of adj expansive

4 senses of expansive

Sense 1
expansive (vs. unexpansive) -- (able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion; "Expansive materials"; "the expansive force of fire")
       => distensible -- (capable of being distended; able to stretch and expand; "the stomach is a distensible organ")
       => erectile, cavernous -- (filled with vascular sinuses and capable of becoming distended and rigid as the result of being filled with blood; "erectile tissue"; "the penis is an erectile organ")
       => expandable, expandible, expansible -- (able to expand or be expanded)
       => inflatable -- (designed to be filled with air or gas; "an inflatable mattress"; "an inflatable boat")

Sense 2
expansive, grand, heroic -- (of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope; "an expansive lifestyle"; "in the grand manner"; "collecting on a grand scale"; "heroic undertakings")
       => impressive (vs. unimpressive) -- (making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony")

Sense 3
expansive -- (marked by exaggerated feelings of euphoria and delusions of grandeur)
       => euphoric (vs. dysphoric) -- (exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation)

Sense 4
expansive, talkative -- (friendly and open and willing to talk; "wine made the guest expansive")
       => communicative (vs. uncommunicative), communicatory -- (able or tending to communicate; "was a communicative person and quickly told all she knew"- W.M.Thackeray)

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