Stilted and Unnatural


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Stilted adjective – Artificially formal.
Usage example: a stilted letter of acknowledgment

Unnatural is a synonym for stilted in affected topic. In some cases you can use "Unnatural" instead an adjective "Stilted", when it comes to topics like stiff, artificial, strained. popular alternative
Nearby Word: stilt
Synonyms for Stilted


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Unnatural adjective – Speaking or behaving in an artificial way to make an impression.
Stilted is a synonym for unnatural in affected topic. You can use "Stilted" instead an adjective "Unnatural", if it concerns topics such as artificial. popular alternative
Nearby Word: unnaturally
Synonyms for Unnatural

Things that words describes

manner stilted manner unnatural manner
way stilted way unnatural way
effects stilted effects unnatural effects
accent stilted accent unnatural accent
Other nouns: version, tones.

Both words in one sentence

  • Empaths' dialog sounds stilted and unnatural compared to anyone else, especially since if they don't know phrases other than "I sense".
    Source: The Empath
  • Anime / Terror in Resonance Five is speaking in English, but her pronunciation is extremely stilted and unnatural.
  • Of course, it doesn't take long to realize that the sequences will look unnatural and stilted.
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Unnatural or Stilted. 2016. Accessed January 23, 2020.

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