HyperDic: forceful

English > 2 senses of the word forceful:
ADJECTIVEallforcefulcharacterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)
allforceful, emphaticforceful and definite in expression or action
forceful > pronunciation
Soundsfao'rsfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > forceful: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical).
Examples
  • "a forceful speaker"
  • "a forceful personality"
  • "forceful measures"
  • "a forceful plan for peace"
Narrowerbruisingbrutally forceful and compelling
drasticforceful and extreme / extreme and rigorous
emphatic, exclamatorysudden and strong
firm, strongStrong and sure
forcible, physical, strong-armimpelled by physical force especially against resistance
impellentForcing forward or onward
impetuousmarked by violent force
sharpQuick and forceful
Oppositeforceless, unforcefullacking force
Spanishenérgico, vigoroso
Nounsforcefulnessphysical energy or intensity
Adverbsforcefullywith full force
English > forceful: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningforceful and definite in expression or action.
Synonymemphatic
Broaderassertive, self-asserting, self-assertiveaggressively self-assured
Spanishenérgico, enfático
Catalanemfàtic, enèrgic
Nounsforcefulnessphysical energy or intensity

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