What does forced mean?

Definitions for forced
fɔrst, foʊrstforced

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forcedadjective

    produced by or subjected to forcing

    "forced-air heating"; "furnaces of the forced-convection type"; "forced convection in plasma generators"

  2. forcedadjective

    forced or compelled

    "promised to abolish forced labor"

  3. forcedadjective

    made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency

    "a forced landing"

  4. constrained, forced, strainedadjective

    lacking spontaneity; not natural

    "a constrained smile"; "forced heartiness"; "a strained smile"

Wiktionary

  1. forcedadjective

    obtained forcefully, not naturally

    Her forced smile was harder and harder to keep as her critical father kept on complaining about her.

  2. forcedadjective

    opened or accessed using force

Webster Dictionary

  1. Forced

    of Force

  2. Forcedadjective

    done or produced with force or great labor, or by extraordinary exertion; hurried; strained; produced by unnatural effort or pressure; as, a forced style; a forced laugh

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. forced

    Exerted to the utmost; urged; hence, strained, urged to excessive or unnatural action; as, a forced march.

Editors Contribution

  1. forced

    To do something without wanting to.

    Submitted by nick200097 on November 28, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forced' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1364

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'forced' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2616

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forced in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forced in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of forced in a Sentence

  1. John McCain:

    Johnson’s imprisonment forced him into the shadows of bigotry and prejudice, and continues to stand as a shameful stain on our nation’s history.

  2. Kameshwar Kumar:

    The hospital was rationing its oxygen supply to patients and my brother was sinking so we were forced to rush him to another hospital but he didn’t make it.

  3. Jewher Ilham:

    Hopefully these diplomatic boycotts will give dozens more athletes the courage to speak out about these abuses and also to call on corporate sponsors to end their complicity in Uyghur forced labor.

  4. J. William Fulbright:

    It is amazing how soon one becomes accustomed to the sound of ones voice, when forced to repeat a speech five or six times a day. As election day approaches, the size of the crowds grows; they are more responsive and more interested; and one derives a certain exhilaration from that which, only a few weeks before, was intensely painful. This is one possible explanation of unlimited debate in the Senate.

  5. Jim Ritterbusch:

    Today's close didn't alter our opinion of a potentially bearish gasoline market that will be forced to recognize a sizable supply surplus when seasonal tendencies begin to reverse in a few weeks, but, for now, technical signals across the complex favor higher prices and we would continue to caution against any attempts to pick a top.

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Translations for forced

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  • принудителенBulgarian
  • násilný, přinucený, vynucenýCzech
  • βεβιασμένοςGreek
  • ಬಲವಂತವಾಗಿKannada
  • forçadoPortuguese
  • вынужденный, насильственный, принудительныйRussian
  • زبردستیUrdu
  • 被迫Chinese

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