Definitions for strainedstreɪnd
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labored, laboured, strained(adj)
lacking natural ease
"a labored style of debating"
showing signs of mental and emotional tension
"her voice was strained as she asked the question"
constrained, forced, strained(adj)
lacking spontaneity; not natural
"a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile"
struggling for effect
Forced through a strainer.
Babies donu2019t seem to like strained peas, even though the puree is easy for them to eat and digest.
Under tension; tense.
Ever since the fight our relation has been strained.
subjected to great or excessive tension; wrenched; weakened; as, strained relations between old friends
done or produced with straining or excessive effort; as, his wit was strained
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