Definitions For Strained


  • 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

Words with Friends

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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