English to Afrikaans Meaning :: stilted

Stilted :
stellend
- stellendstiltedly
 

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Adjective(1) artificially formal

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(1) Moreover, his public image was balanced somewhere between the effete decadence of a dandy and the stilted manners of an upper-class gentleman.(2) The intentionally boxy, stilted animation is arresting at first, until one is distracted by the content of the show itself.(3) The show works best when it gives the illusion of spontaneity, but there is the occasional awkward, stilted conversation that is obviously neither natural nor scripted.(4) The slightly stilted animation and cheesy synthesized pop music are here in all their glory.(5) It is a stilted glitch house that emerges- and one that maintains a different kind of funk- one that is cut off at every opportunity, one that is not free flowing, but one that demands attention.(6) There were long periods with little to no dialogue, and what dialogue there was felt stilted and unnatural (but that may have been the intention).(7) I have had a few stilted conversations, feeling a little self-conscious and unsure, but I think with a bit of practice I will improve.(8) He will experience, together with 60 other fund raisers from across the country, the hospitality of local people in stilted houses in remote villages, as well as Ho Chi Minh city.(9) Sweeping back his unruly fringe on a breezy hotel terrace, the burly White House veteran still has the demeanour of a veteran political campaigner, steely and unyielding behind his folksy southern manners and slightly stilted bonhomie.(10) I hate stilted , awkward conversations with someone to whom you should be able to talk absolutely naturally - particularly when, not so long ago, you were able to be completely yourself with that person.(11) And then when I do just leap in and start writing, I realise how horribly stilted my writing sounds, and that I don't know where I'm going, and that I really should do some more planning.(12) The stilted arch, which is clearly identifiable in the watercolour, can still be seen when visiting Bowes Castle - three miles from the museum.(13) You can stay in a grass hut with sunset views for a few pounds and it's wonderful, but for just shy of Ôö¼├║50, you get into Bon Ton, a beautiful resort of antique stilted fishermen's houses overlooking a water-lilied lagoon.(14) This stilted comedy of manners lacks a framework around which to dress itself and, subsequently, has the feel and look of a second-rate sketch show to it.(15) An aperture in the back wall is incised in the form of an unmoulded stilted arch; there is one low table round which diners slump on leather pouffes; the other tables are covered in cloths of thick striped material.(16) She will be staying with the Karen people in their stilted houses in the bamboo and teak jungle where there is no electricity.
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(1) stilt ::
staak
Synonyms
Adjective
1. strained ::
gespanne
2. forced ::
gedwing
3. contrived ::
slinks
5. labored ::
gearbei
6. stiff ::
styf
7. self-conscious ::
selfbewus
8. awkward ::
ongemaklike
9. unnatural ::
onnatuurlike
10. wooden ::
hout
Antonyms
1. graceful ::
grasieuse
2. suave ::
suave
3. urbane ::
urbane
Different Forms
stilted, stiltedly
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