Definitions of strained:
  • adjective:   under great stress
    Example: "Her voice was strained as she asked the question"
  • adjective:   struggling for effect
  • adjective:   lacking spontaneity; not natural
    Example: "A constrained smile"
  • adjective:   lacking natural ease

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