Definitions For Strained

adjective

  • Struggling for effect
  • Lacking spontaneity; not natural
  • Lacking natural ease
  • Showing signs of mental and emotional tension

Is Strained a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
10

The word Strained is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Strained in a Sentence

  • He made a strained attempt at being polite.
  • I took the complaint manager's strained smile to mean I wasn't a welcome sight.

Synonyms for Strained

Antonyms for Strained

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