Examples of forceful in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of forceful from the Web
The decision by the Kennedy School followed forceful denunciations by a former top official at the CIA and the current director at the agency.
Playing the Lizardmen was like playing a very bad, very forceful fantasy landlord.
The Colts’ leadership council, comprised of select veteran players, met with team officials as the anthem protests began dominating front pages following President Donald Trump’s forceful rhetoric during a political rally in Alabama.
Ahead of the gathering of Brics leaders, who include Russia’s Vladimir Putin and India’s Narendra Modi, China state media issued a barrage of reports depicting Mr. Xi as a forceful international leader.
They are all united in forceful opposition to the central goals of the Graham-Cassidy trainwreck.
This plays to Mr Abe’s strengths: in dealing with Kim Jong Un, Japan needs a forceful leader who works well with its difficult ally, Donald Trump’s America.
The forceful tackle was met with anger from the home players and referee Stuart Attwell quickly attempted to calm the situation.
As shown in the video, the Airbus A380 (the largest passenger plane in the world) seems to be descending smoothly until the plane touches down on the tarmac, at which point the forceful winds take over.
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First Known Use of forceful
Synonymscompelling, conclusive, convincing, decisive, effective, cogent, persuasive, satisfying, strong, telling
Antonymsinconclusive, indecisive, ineffective, uncompelling, unconvincing, unpersuasive
Related Wordsauthoritative, definitive; sound, valid, well-founded; important, significant, weighty; material, pertinent, relevant
Near Antonymsgroundless, invalid, shaky, unfounded, unsound; inconsequential, insignificant, unimportant; immaterial, irrelevant; feeble, weak
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