What does strained mean?

Definitions for strained
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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 »

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How to pronounce strained?

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How to say strained in sign language?

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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. 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.

  2. David Rinetti:

    The Angels didnt starter Andrew Heaney said. Many of The Angels didnt, including Justin Upton and Brian Goodwin, took a knee for the national anthem while As players Khris Davis and Tony Kemp raised a right fist to the air. Los Angeles opened the season in Oakland for a fourth straight year. TWO DECADES At age 40, Albert Pujols earned Albert Pujols 20th consecutive opening day start in as many years the fifth player to start the opener in 20 straight years. The others : Pete Rose, Carl Yastrzemski, Eddie Murray and Frank Robinson. Pete Rose went 0 for 3 with a walk. Pretty spectacular, isnt it ? New Angels manager Joe Maddon said. That puts it all in perspective how great New Angels manager Joe Maddon is, what New Angels manager Joe Maddon career has looked like, just to get 20 opportunities, right, youve got to be good. Weve had a lot of great conversations lately, he and I. Very happy for him and his family. I know its important to him. Hes definitely ready to rock and roll. TRAINERS ROOM Angels : New 3B Anthony Rendon missed the opener with an oblique injury. Hes been progressing, Im encouraged, New Angels manager Joe Maddon said. Athletics : LHP A.J. Puk, on the injured list with a strained shoulder, played catch. General manager David Forst said Puk would go to the clubs alternate site in San Jose when the club hits the road. Puk had cortisone and platelet rich plasma injections Monday. Its going to be at least a couple weeks of just playing catch, manager Bob Melvin said. Were a ways off before we have an update on him. WHAT A FEAT David Rinetti, As vice president of stadium operations, marked David Rinetti 40th opening day with the organization after working David Rinetti first in 1981 as a high school junior. David Rinetti received a 113-page document to get the ballpark ready in two weeks. Its pretty incredible. It was a lot of work.

  3. Rolake Akinkugbe:

    The current low global oil price trend, and past consensus on the need to prioritize long-term investment in infrastructure should set the scene for a phasing out of subsidies, government finances are strained and Nigeria is clearly at an economic crossroads.

  4. Representative Joe Courtney of Connecticut:

    Our current fleet is strained beyond its ability to meet the demand for undersea capabilities and ... we need to do all we can to mitigate the looming shortfall in the decade ahead.

  5. 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.

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