contrived

[kuh n-trahyvd]
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Origin of contrived

First recorded in 1505–15; contrive + -ed2
Related formscon·triv·ed·ly [kuh n-trahy-vid-lee] /kənˌtraɪ vɪd li/, adverbun·con·trived, adjectivewell-con·trived, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for uncontrived

contrived

adjective
  1. obviously planned, artificial, or lacking in spontaneity; forced; unnatural
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