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1. strained

adjective. ['ˈstreɪnd'] lacking natural ease.

Synonyms

  • awkward
  • labored

Antonyms

  • natural
  • unnaturalness
  • voluntary

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Words that Rhyme with Strained

  • self-contained
  • unexplained
  • preordained
  • explained
  • complained
  • untrained
  • unstained
  • sustained
  • retrained
  • refrained
  • maintained
  • ingrained
  • entertained
  • disdained
  • contained
  • campaigned
  • ascertained
  • abstained
  • sprained
  • retained
  • remained
  • regained
  • pertained
  • ordained
  • obtained
  • detained
  • stained
  • planed
  • grained
  • drained

Example sentences of the word strained


1. Verb, past participle
Coconut water needs to be strained through a cheesecloth-lined sieve right after you open the coconut.

2. Adjective
Pour the strained coconut water into an ice-cube tray and let it freeze for about one hour.

Quotes containing the word strained


1. The least strained and most natural ways of the soul are the most beautiful; the best occupations are the least forced.
- Michel de Montaigne

2. strained

adjective. ['ˈstreɪnd'] showing signs of mental and emotional tension.

Antonyms

  • scheduled

3. strained

adjective. ['ˈstreɪnd'] struggling for effect.

Synonyms

  • affected
  • agonistic

Antonyms

  • unstudied
  • unaffectedness
  • unmoved

4. strained

adjective. ['ˈstreɪnd'] lacking spontaneity; not natural.

Synonyms

  • unnatural
  • forced
  • constrained

Antonyms

  • unemotional
  • abnormality
  • sane
  • normal
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