adjective: Contrived; forced.
From French voulu, past participle of vouloir (to wish or want). Earliest documented use: 1909.
“In real literature, as in real life, nothing much happens, and stirring up interest in paranormal phenomena is a rather voulu means of making life more interesting.”
Nicholas Lezard; Review: High on Giraffe Liver; The Guardian (London, UK); Jan 27, 2007.