forcedly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

forced +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

forcedly (comparative more forcedly, superlative most forcedly)

  1. In a manner that is, or seems, forced.
    • 2007 December 15, Alastair Macaulay, “Class Acts: Paris Ballet Student Exhibitions”, New York Times:
      In the last 75 years, the two main resident choreographers who have reshaped the Paris Opera Ballet are Serge Lifar and Rudolf Nureyev, intelligent stars whose choreography was generally empty, pompously (Lifar) or forcedly (Nureyev) academicist, astoundingly anti-musical in emphasis, strong on surface and almost entirely devoid of dance tone.