adjective. ['ˈstreɪnd'] lacking natural ease.
Words that Rhyme with Strained
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.
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
adjective. ['ˈstreɪnd'] showing signs of mental and emotional tension.
adjective. ['ˈstreɪnd'] struggling for effect.
adjective. ['ˈstreɪnd'] lacking spontaneity; not natural.