Definition of Forced

1. Adjective. Produced by or subjected to forcing. "Forced convection in plasma generators"

Participles: Force

2. Adjective. Forced or compelled. "Promised to abolish forced labor"

3. Adjective. Made necessary by an unexpected situation or emergency. "A forced landing"
Similar to: Unscheduled

4. Adjective. Lacking spontaneity; not natural. "A strained smile"
Exact synonyms: Constrained, Strained
Similar to: Affected, Unnatural

Definition of Forced

1. a. Done or produced with force or great labor, or by extraordinary exertion; hurried; strained; produced by unnatural effort or pressure; as, a forced style; a forced laugh.

Definition of Forced

1. Verb. (past of force) ¹

2. Adjective. obtained forcefully, not naturally ¹

3. Adjective. opened or accessed using force ¹

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Definition of Forced

1. force [v] - See also: force

Medical Definition of Forced

1. Done or produced with force or great labour, or by extraordinary exertion; hurried; strained; produced by unnatural effort or pressure; as, a forced style; a forced laugh. Forced draught. See Draught. Forced march, a march of one or more days made with all possible speed. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forced

force majeure
force multiplier
force of habit
force of infection
force of mastication
force of nature
force out
force outs
force per unit area
force platform
force play
force pump
force someone's hand
force unit
forced (current term)
forced alimentation
forced beat
forced convection
forced cycle
forced duction
forced expiratory flow
forced expiratory flow rates
forced expiratory time
forced expiratory volume
forced feeding
forced grasping reflex
forced labor
forced laborer
forced laborers

Literary usage of Forced

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1896)
"Philip had once more broken into Normandy, and was already besieging Verneuil when the news of Richard's arrival forced him to retreat (28 May). ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Ernest Alfred Benians, Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"England had no access to silver mines, and she was forced to rely on her own sons to ... The special exigencies of the situation forced Cecil to devote the ..."

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