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General dictionaries General (27 matching dictionaries)
  1. contrived: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. contrived: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. contrived: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. contrived: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. contrived: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. contrived: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Contrived, contrived: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. contrived: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. contrived: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. contrived: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. contrived: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. contrived: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Contrived, contrived: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. contrived: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. contrived: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Contrived: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Contrived: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. contrived: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Contrived: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. contrived: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. contrived: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. contrived: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. contrived: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. contrived: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. contrived: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contrived: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contrived: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contrived: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. contrived: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (contrived)

adjective:  showing effects of planning or manipulation ("A novel with a contrived ending")
adjective:  artificially formal ("Contrived coyness")

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