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forceful

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1 having the power to persuade

  • made a very forceful argument against going to war
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2 marked by or uttered with forcefulness

  • kept asking until I gave a very forceful and blunt "no"
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3 not showing weakness or uncertainty

  • took a forceful stand on the highly controversial issue
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4 having power over the minds or behavior of others

  • a forceful speaker whose words moved the audience to tears
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