Synonyms and Antonyms of influential
1 having power over the minds or behavior of others <in light of the effect that they have had, religious leaders such as Jesus and Muḥammad must be regarded as among the most influential people ever> Synonyms authoritative, forceful, weighty Related Words cogent, controlling, dominating, masterful; dominant, predominant, regnant, sovereign (also sovran), supreme; eminent, important, momentous Near Antonyms helpless, impotent, powerless, weak; incapable, unable
2 having great power or influence <a particularly influential politician got the team a new ballpark> Synonyms heavy, heavy-duty, important, mighty, potent, powerful, puissant, significant, strongRelated Words high-level, senior, top; able, capable, competent, effective, efficient; authoritarian, autocratic (also autocratical), despotic, dictatorial, magisterial, tyrannical (also tyrannic); celebrated, distinguished, dominant, eminent, famed, famous, great, illustrious, noble, notable, noteworthy, notorious, outstanding, preeminent, prestigious, prominent, renowned; dynamic, energetic, forceful, high-powered, robust, vigorousNear Antonyms feeble, flimsy, frail, infirm; anonymous, nameless, obscure, uncelebrated, unknown; incapable, incompetent, ineffective, inept, inexpert, unfit, unqualified, unskilled, unskillfulAntonyms helpless, impotent, insignificant, little, powerless, unimportant, weak
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