forced

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forced

adjective

: caused by necessity

: obtained by using power or force

: done with effort : not natural or sincere

Full Definition of FORCED

1
:  compelled by force or necessity :  involuntary <a forced landing>
2
:  done or produced with effort, exertion, or pressure <a forced laugh>
forced·ly \ˈfr-səd-lē\ adverb

Examples of FORCED

  1. <forced attendance at political indoctrination sessions>
  2. <wasn't too excited about their wedding plans and so gave them a forced smile>

First Known Use of FORCED

circa 1537

Rhymes with FORCED

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