Today’s word of the day is ‘Stilted.’ Let us understand more about this word.
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun.
1. Stiff and self-conscious or unnatural
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – Asaar
2. Spanish – Artificial
3. French – Guindée (feminine) and guindé (masculine)
4. Mandarin – Gāoqiào
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. The style is stilted, and there is no attempt at the delineation of character.
2. The arches are cusped like the windows but are stilted and segmental.
3. No, my stilted, stiff-legged sheep of the mountain, we ain’t got no ice.’
4. All unnecessary words and all stilted phrases should be stripped from a letter.
5. And his poem seemed to him as lame and stilted as the night was winged.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word of the day are:
Natural, effortless, spontaneous, relaxed, genuine, true, honest, etc.
If you get too deep into the history, what often happens to a lot of us actors is that we become stilted. We forget that we’re reading about something that happened a hundred years ago. If we don’t put the human emotion that would naturally be in there, we end up being stilted instead of being human beings.
Have I been in quarantine so long that I'm turning into a curmudgeon or are these Zoom cast "reunions" starting to get a little stale and…annoying? Are we at the place where we're all admitting this as a culture?
— Maria Del Russo (@maria_delrusso) October 21, 2020
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