what is difference between forced and strained
- (General American) IPA(key): /fɔɹst/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /fɔːst/
- (rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /fo(ː)ɹst/
- (non-rhotic, without the horse–hoarse merger) IPA(key): /foəst/
- simple past tense and past participle of force
forced (comparative more forced, superlative most forced)
- Obtained forcefully, not naturally.
- Her forced smile was harder and harder to keep as her critical father kept on complaining about her.
- Opened or accessed using force.
- IPA(key): /stɹeɪ̯nd/
- Rhymes: -eɪnd
strained (comparative more strained, superlative most strained)
- Forced through a strainer.
- Babies don’t seem to like strained peas, even though the puree is easy for them to eat and digest.
- Under tension; tense.
- Ever since the fight our relation has been strained.
- Not natural or spontaneous but done with effort
- A strained smile.
- simple past tense and past participle of strain
- detrains, drainest, natrides, randiest, tan rides, trade-ins, trades in
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