forceful

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adjective force·ful \ˈfȯrs-fəl\

Definition of forceful

  1. :  possessing or filled with force :  effective <a forceful argument>

forcefully

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forcefulness

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Examples of forceful in a sentence

  1. He has a very forceful personality.

  2. She's a confident and forceful leader.

  3. They have made a forceful argument in favor of changing the system.

  4. The government has threatened to use more forceful measures if necessary.

1571

First Known Use of forceful

1571


FORCEFUL Defined for English Language Learners

forceful

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adjective force·ful \ˈfȯrs-fəl\

Definition of forceful for English Language Learners

  • : 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


FORCEFUL Defined for Kids

forceful

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adjective force·ful \ˈfȯrs-fəl\

Definition of forceful for Students

  1. :  having much strength :  vigorous <forceful action> <a forceful speech>

forcefully

\-fə-lē\ adverb

forcefulness

noun


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