Examples of forced in a Sentence
forced attendance at political indoctrination sessions
wasn't too excited about their wedding plans and so gave them a forced smile
Recent Examples of forced from the Web
Dialogue usually flows naturally and helps establish the characters’ personalities without feeling forced or inauthentic.
Forced to take another tact, Usher plants a media story aimed at discrediting Jackie, exposing her relationship with Remy Danton.
McDermott said the forced precinct consolidation is special legislation specifically designed to hit Lake County.
This system reached its nadir in the forced assimilation campaigns of the 1940s and 1950s, when the grandparents of many of the I.I.Y.C. youths were taught English literally under the lash.
Such incidents can be grooming, where a perpetrator tests the waters to establish a general atmosphere of forced intimacy and to see if his target will protest, said David Lisak, a psychologist who has studied non-stranger rapists and victims.
An officer was flagged down by a subject who stated that an unknown person(s) made forced entry into his wife's vehicle and removed an item that was inside the vehicle.
Regardless of forced carbon reductions or temperature spikes, the switch to alternative fuels will take decades.
Forced to give up his home and his business, Charles sets out on a cross-country road trip with his wife and two of his children.
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First Known Use of forced
FORCED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forced for English Language Learners
: caused by necessity
: obtained by using power or force
: done with effort : not natural or sincere
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