Definition of unforced in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɔːst/


1Not produced by effort; natural: an unforced cheerfulness
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  • The dialogue was mostly improvised yet feels natural and unforced.
  • And you thought it was all totally natural and unforced, didn't you?
  • But the links between Portuguese and Brazilian music are so strong that the fusion is entirely unforced and natural.
1.1Not compelled or constrained: his retirement was an unforced departure
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  • Charity - the Koranic precept of almsgiving - was unforced and natural.
  • What is interesting though is unforced population movement since then.



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  • His play unforcedly implies that all of life is like that, social interaction being built on shared goals and the imagining of a project more important than its achievement.
  • The legal body is the only aristocratic element which can unforcedly mingle with elements natural to democracy and combine with them on comfortable and lasting terms.
  • He writes of religion unforcedly practiced: prayers by most, kneeling and facing Mecca-ward in the common room, while a few quietly occupied themselves otherwise.

Words that rhyme with unforced

exhaust, under-resourced

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