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Adjective
Unnatural or contrived in nature
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“There were long periods with little to no dialogue, and what dialogue there was felt stilted and unnatural.”
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Strictly conventional in one's manner or behavior
“She nodded acquiescence to his rather stilted request for her permission to seat himself beside her.”
Adjective
Pompous in nature, especially in regards to tone of voice or writing
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“And, finally, remember that you're writing to another human being, so avoid a stilted tone that's devoid of personality.”
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Boring or severely lacking in interest
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Adjective
(of behaviour, art, or a literary style) Marked by idiosyncratic or exaggerated mannerisms
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Overly formal, pompous or conventional
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Behaving in a manner that is socially awkward
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Without human warmth or sympathy
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Pedantic
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Tall, slim, and rather ungraceful or awkward
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Appearing decisive or cheerful but unstable or nervous within
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Verb
Past tense for to physically move from a lower to a higher place or position
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