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Meaning of FORCED

Pronunciation:  fowrst

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  lacking spontaneity; not natural; "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile"
  2. [adj]  made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency; "a forced landing"
  3. [adj]  forced or compelled; "promised to abolish forced labor"
  4. [adj]  produced by or subjected to forcing; "forced-air heating"; "furnaces of the forced-convection type"; "forced convection in plasma generators"

FORCED is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: affected, constrained, involuntary, nonvoluntary, strained, unexpected, unnatural, unscheduled, unvoluntary



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Forced\, a.
Done or produced with force or great labor, or by
extraordinary exertion; hurried; strained; produced by
unnatural effort or pressure; as, a forced style; a forced

{Forced draught}. See under {Draught}.

{Forced march} (Mil.), a march of one or more days made with
   all possible speed. -- {For"ced*ly}, adv. --
   {For"ced*ness}, n.

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