HyperDic: powerfulness

English > 1 sense of the word powerfulness:
NOUNattributepowerfulness, powerpossession of controlling influence
English > powerfulness: 1 sense > noun 1, attribute
Meaningpossession of controlling influence.
Example "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
AttributespowerfulHaving great power or force or potency or effect
powerlesslacking power
NarrowercontrolPower to direct or determine
disposalThe power to use something or someone
effectiveness, effectivity, effectualness, effectualityPower to be effective
free will, discretionThe power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies
influenceA power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
interest, interestingnessThe power of attracting or holding one's attention (because it is unusual or exciting etc.)
irresistibility, irresistiblenessThe quality of being overpowering and impossible to resist
legal power, jurisdiction(law) the right and power to interpret and apply the law
persuasiveness, strengthThe power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument / argument or entreaty
potency, effectiveness, strengthCapacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
preponderancesuperiority in power or influence
puissancePower to influence or coerce
repellent, repellantThe power to repel / repel
stranglehold, chokehold, throttleholdcomplete power over a person or situation
swayControlling influence
valence, valency(chemistry) a property of atoms or radicals
valence, valency(biology) a relative capacity to unite or react or interact as with antigens or a biological substrate
vetoThe power or right to prohibit or reject a proposed or intended act (especially the power of a chief executive to reject a bill passed by the legislature)
BroaderqualityAn essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
Oppositepowerlessness, impotence, impotencyThe quality of lacking strength or power
Spanishpoder, potencia
Catalanpoder, potència
Adjectivespowerfulhaving great power or force or potency or effect
powerfulhaving great influence
powerfuldisplaying superhuman strength or power

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