Associations to the word «Contrived»
CONTRIVED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of contrive
CONTRIVED, adjective. Unnatural, forced
CONTRIVED, adjective. Showing effects of planning or manipulation; "a novel with a contrived ending".
CONTRIVED, adjective. Artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation".
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