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strained

strained

 
pronunciation:
streInd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: produced by straining.
definition 2: having been passed through a strainer.
strained bananas
definition 3: accomplished only with great effort; forced.
strained conversation
antonyms:
natural, unstrained
similar words:
labored, ponderous
derivations: strainedly (adv.), strainedness (n.)