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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stilt·ed /ˈstɪltəd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stilt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stilted p. pr. & vb. n. Stilting.] To raise on stilts, or as if on stilts.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stilt·ed, a. Elevated as if on stilts; hence, pompous; bombastic; as, a stilted style; stilted declamation.
 Stilted arch Arch., an arch in which the springing line is some distance above the impost, the space between being occupied by a vertical member, molded or ornamented, as a continuation of the archivolt, intrados, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : artificially formal; "that artificial humility that her
            husband hated"; "contrived coyness"; "a stilted letter
            of acknowledgment"; "when people try to correct their
            speech they develop a stilted pronunciation" [syn: artificial,
             contrived, hokey]