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wood·en  (wdn)
1. Made or consisting of wood.
2. Stiff and unnatural; without spirit: a wooden performance; a wooden smile.
3. Clumsy and awkward; ungainly.

wooden·ly adv.
wooden·ness n.

wooden  /wdn/  adj. 1 made of wood: The house is full of wooden furniture. 2 stiff, does not bend easily: The baby made wooden movements when he started to walk. 3 fig. dull, without feeling, (syn.) uninspired: He writes boring, wooden letters. -adv. woodenly. wooden

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