HyperDic: forced

English > 4 senses of the word forced:
ADJECTIVEpplforcedproduced by or subjected to forcing
allforcedforced or compelled
allforcedmade necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency
allforced, constrained, strainedlacking spontaneity
forced > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rst
Rhymesdivorced ... unenforced: 6 rhymes with aorst...
English > forced: 4 senses > adjective 1, ppl
Meaningproduced by or subjected to forcing.
Examples
  • "forced-air heating"
  • "furnaces of the forced-convection type"
  • "forced convection in plasma generators"
Spanishforzado
Participle offorcemove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
English > forced: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningForced or compelled.
Example"promised to abolish forced labor"
Broaderinvoluntary, nonvoluntary, unvoluntarynot subject to the control of the will
English > forced: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningmade necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency.
Example"a forced landing"
Broaderunschedulednot scheduled or not on a regular schedule
Spanishforzoso
English > forced: 4 senses > adjective 4
Meaninglacking spontaneity; not natural.
Example "forced heartiness"
Synonymsconstrained, strained
Broaderaffected, unnaturalspeaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression
Spanishforzado, tiesa, tieso
Catalancohibit, forçat

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