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wooden

adjective wood·en \ˈw-dən\

: made of wood

: awkward or stiff : not having or showing any emotion, energy, etc.

Full Definition of WOODEN

1
:  made or consisting of wood
2
:  lacking ease or flexibility :  awkwardly stiff <a wooden speech> <a wooden performer>
wood·en·ly adverb
wood·en·ness \-dən-(n)əs\ noun

Examples of WOODEN

  1. The guest speaker was wooden and uninspiring.
  2. a movie with wooden dialogue

First Known Use of WOODEN

1538

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