stilted


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Synonyms for stilted

Synonyms for stilted

so rigidly constrained, formal, or awkward as to lack all grace and spontaneity

Synonyms for stilted

artificially formal

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But instead of improving the storyline with this mimicry, the stilted narration just highlighted the difference in the quality of storytelling.
In the traditional style of circus performers, Sloan could vary his act, and his stilted rides on a seven-foot bicycle tingled the nerves of all those watching.
Deborah Gangloff: The corridors of American schools are lined with pale pine stilted trophy cases gathering dust.
One complaint that will deter potential sympathizers: the obviously translated material is stilted and full of errors.
Emphasized are the stilted speech patterns that reflect part of the Amish way.