Simple Definition of forceful
: having a strong and confident quality
: expressed in a way that is effective and that influences people's thoughts and ideas
: done with military or physical force
Examples of forceful
He has a very forceful personality.
She's a confident and forceful leader.
They have made a forceful argument in favor of changing the system.
The government has threatened to use more forceful measures if necessary.
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