Definition of CONTRIVED


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light" ;

Adjective : CONTRIVED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) showing effects of planning or manipulation; "a novel with a contrived ending" ;

  • 2. (

    ) artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their speech they develop a stilted pronunciation" ;

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