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Definition of Contrived


  1. of Contrive

Contrived Quotations

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
John F. Kennedy

Beauty and femininity are ageless and can't be contrived, and glamour, although the manufacturers won't like this, cannot be manufactured. Not real glamour; it's based on femininity.
Marilyn Monroe

My country has contrived for me the most insignificant office that ever the invention of man contrived or his imagination conceived.
John Adams

I don't go off and sit down and try to write material, because then it's contrived and forced. I just live my life, and I see things in a word or a situation or a concept, and it will create a joke for me.
Steven Wright

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
Andrew Jackson
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Contrived Translations

contrived in Dutch is slinks, bedrieglijk
contrived in German is erfand

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