What does strained mean?

Definitions for strained
streɪndstrained

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word strained.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. labored, laboured, strained(adj)

    lacking natural ease

    "a labored style of debating"

  2. strained(adj)

    showing signs of mental and emotional tension

    "her voice was strained as she asked the question"

  3. constrained, forced, strained(adj)

    lacking spontaneity; not natural

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

  4. agonistic, strained(adj)

    struggling for effect

    "agonistic poses"

Wiktionary

  1. strained(Adjective)

    Forced through a strainer.

    Babies don't seem to like strained peas, even though the puree is easy for them to eat and digest.

  2. strained(Adjective)

    Under tension; tense.

    Ever since the fight our relation has been strained.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strained

    of Strain

  2. Strained(adj)

    subjected to great or excessive tension; wrenched; weakened; as, strained relations between old friends

  3. Strained(adj)

    done or produced with straining or excessive effort; as, his wit was strained

Anagrams for strained »

  1. randiest

  2. detrains

  3. trade-ins

  4. trades in

How to say strained in sign language?

  1. strained

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strained in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strained in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of strained in a Sentence

  1. John Sandweg:

    There's no beds, they're definitely strained right now.

  2. Christian Ledoux:

    If you do this you have a strained balance sheet, period.

  3. Philip Baggaley:

    All the airlines have some extra planes at any period of time. But in the summer the system is strained more tightly.

  4. Lee Hae-chan:

    The relationship between South Korea and China is quite strained, i believe the discussion will be focused to resolve economic, Korean wave, tourism interactions.

  5. Dawn Robertson:

    Deb's recent performance has been strained due to a combination of factors, including historic lack of capital invested in (the) business resulting in old tired stores.

Images & Illustrations of strained

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