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    contrived - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contrived

    (adj) showing effects of planning or manipulation
    Example Sentence
    • a novel with a contrived ending
    (adj) artificially formal
    Synonyms : artificial , hokey , stilted
    Example Sentence
    • 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
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for contrived


recollecting the game contra as in it was artificial

contrived = cont. (continue) + tried; After continue try the artificial format of human logis come with artificial Intelligence.

Con+trived=cant+tried i.e.one cant try to cheat

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