Forced Forced, a. Done or produced with force or great labor, or by extraordinary exertion; hurried; strained; produced by unnatural effort or pressure; as, a forced style; a forced laugh. [1913 Webster]

{Forced draught}. See under {Draught}.

{Forced march} (Mil.), a march of one or more days made with all possible speed. -- {For"ced*ly}, adv. -- {For"ced*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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