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horsepower

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of horsepower

  1. the ability to exert effort for the accomplishment of a task <that architectural firm probably doesn't have the creative horsepower to produce a truly innovative design> Synonyms energy, firepower, force, power, might, muscle, potence, potency, puissance, sinew, strength, vigorRelated Words aptitude, capability, capacity, competence, competency; adequacy, effectiveness, effectualness, usefulnessNear Antonyms disability, inability, inaptitude, incapability, incapableness, incapacity, incompetence, incompetency; ineffectiveness, ineffectuality, ineffectualness, inefficaciousness, inefficacy, uselessness; helplessness, paralysisAntonyms impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness





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