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We found 32 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word strained:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. strained: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. strained: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. strained: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. strained: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. strained: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. strained: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Strained, strained: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. strained: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. strained: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. strained: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. strained: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. strained: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. strained: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. strained: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. strained: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Strained: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Strained: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. strained: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. strained: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. strained: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. strained: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. strained: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. strained: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. strained: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. strained: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. strained: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. strained: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. strained: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. strained: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. strained: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (strained)

adjective:  under great stress ("Her voice was strained as she asked the question")
adjective:  struggling for effect
adjective:  lacking spontaneity; not natural ("A constrained smile")
adjective:  lacking natural ease

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Phrases that include strained:   half strained, over strained, quality of mercy is not strained, strained yoghurt, the quality of mercy is not strained

Words similar to strained:   agonistic, constrained, forced, labored, laboured, strain, filtered, taut, taxed, more...


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