Is strained a Scrabble word?

Yes, strained is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 9 points in Scrabble, and 10 points in Words with Friends

Strained is a valid Scrabble word.

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Dictionary definitions of the word strained

The meaning of strained


13 definitions of the word strained.


  1. Lacking natural ease
  2. Showing signs of mental and emotional tension
  3. Lacking spontaneity; not natural
  4. Struggling for effect


  1. To exert much effort or energy
  2. Test the limits of
  3. Use to the utmost; exert vigorously or to full capacity
  4. Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out coarser elements
  5. Cause to be tense and uneasy or nervous or anxious
  6. Become stretched or tense or taut
  7. Remove by passing through a filter
  8. Rub through a strainer or process in an electric blender
  9. Alter the shape of (something) by stress

What Scrabble words can I make with the letters in strained?

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2 Anagrams of Strained

Anagrams are words that use the same letters as other words, but in a different order.

Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

Words that can be created with an extra letter added to strained:

Unscramble the letters in strained

There are 11 words that can be made by adding another letter to 'strained'.

More words that can be made using the letters in strained