Strained meaning

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Antagonized to the verge of open conflict.

Strained relations.

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Under tension; tense.

Ever since the fight our relation has been strained.

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Twisted; wrenched.

A strained ankle.

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Not natural or relaxed; forced.

A strained smile.

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Characterized by a loss of closeness, cordiality, etc.

Strained relations between siblings.

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Simple past tense and past participle of strain.
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The definition of strained is forced, twisted or drained.

An example of strained used as an adjective is the phrase a strained project which means a project that took a lot of work to complete.

An example of strained used as an adjective is the phrase a strained calf which means a pulled and sore calf.

An example of strained used as an adjective is the phrase strained tuna which means canned tuna from which the oil has been removed.

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Forced through a strainer.

Babies don't seem to like strained peas, even though the puree is easy for them to eat and digest.

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Strained is defined as to have been injured or put in a lot of effort in the past.

An example of strained is to have pulled a muscle yesterday.

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Having been passed through a strainer.

A bowl of strained peaches.

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Done with or marked by excessive effort; forced.

Strained humor.

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Extended beyond proper limits.

A strained meaning.

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