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  • s  not brought about by coercion or force
  • s  not resulting from undue effort; not forced
    a voice with a pleasingly unforced quality

  • For all his missteps, Romney usually excels in staged events; it's the unforced errors that puzzle campaign watchers.
  • From her first hits, Speed and While You Were Sleeping, she knew how to get laughs and produce tears with equal, unforced agility.
  • She lets us come to care for Ray at our own unforced pace, and Leo plays superbly in that patient vein.
News & Articles

  • West drives 89 yards, wins in final seconds
    CONWAY — The West capitalized on an unforced error.
    June 22, 2013 - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
  • Winner and loser of the week in Fla politics
    Winner of the week: Lenny Curry. The Florida GOP Chairman and his communications team have had a lot of fun lately, creatively ridiculing state Democratic leaders over unforced errors. From refusing the grant Nan Rich five minutes to speak at their JJ dinner to attacking the Florida House leader to considering a plan to sanction …
    June 16, 2013 - St. Petersburg Times Blogs

  • Novak Djokovic in USA Today
    I had opportunities, but I just made some unforced errors, which were really uncharacteristic,said Djokovic, who shook his head while walking to the net to hug Safin. "Safin has his ups and downs, and is known for his mental instability in...
  • Serena Williams in International Herald Tribune
    I just didn't make the shots I was supposed to make,Williams said. "I probably made 50 unforced errors, which is pretty good to get to 7-6 in the third."
  • Elena Dementieva in AFP
    I made too many unforced errors and she was trying to put everything in. I tried to go for the winners and couldn't close the point. I couldn't make it,said Dementieva who saw her 12-match win streak snapped.

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