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Meaning of CONTRIVED

Pronunciation:  kun'trIvd

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation"
  2. [adj]  showing effects of planning or manipulation; "a novel with a contrived ending"
 

CONTRIVED is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: affected, artificial, planned, stilted, unnatural
 

 

 

 

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