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mannered

adjective uk   /ˈmæn.əd/  us   /-ɚd/ disapproving
A mannered style of speech or behaviour is artificial, or intended to achieve a particular effect: His performance as Hamlet was criticized for being very mannered.
Translations of “mannered”
in Chinese (Traditional) 矯揉造作的,不自然的,做作的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 矫揉造作的,不自然的,做作的…
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