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Synonyms for contrivedkənˈtraɪvd

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  1. contrived(adj)

    showing effects of planning or manipulation

    "a novel with a contrived ending"

    Synonyms:
    artificial, stilted, hokey

    Antonyms:
    unplanned, unaffected

  2. artificial, contrived, hokey, stilted(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    drippy, schmaltzy, sentimental, soppy, maudlin, mushy, stilted, soupy, artificial, mawkish, kitschy, slushy, contrived, unreal, hokey, bathetic, schmalzy

    Antonyms:
    unaffected, unplanned

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