having unnatural mannerisms;
"brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom"
- I think taught responsibilities are too formal, too mannered.
- Her prose is far too mannered and self-conscious.
- His performance as Hamlet was criticized for being very mannered.
That Spohr was too doctrinaire and mannered,..most musicians will allow.出自： H. R. Haweis
She began..to drop the rather mannered style of her first letters.出自： M. Forster