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forced

Synonyms of forced in English:

adjective

  • 1 a programme of forced industrialization
    [Antonyms] voluntary
  • 2 her vivacity seemed a little bit forced
    strained, laboured, unnatural, artificial, false, feigned, simulated, contrived, stilted, wooden, stiff, studied, mannered, self-conscious, overdone, overworked, affected, unconvincing, insincere, hollow
    informal phoney, pretend, pseudo, put on
    [Antonyms] natural
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