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Definition 1: characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical) - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where forceful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a forceful speaker
  • a forceful personality
  • forceful measures
  • a forceful plan for peace

(forceful is similar to ...) brutally forceful and compelling

"protected from the bruising facts of battle"

(forceful is similar to ...) forceful and extreme and rigorous

"drastic measures"

(forceful is similar to ...) sudden and strong

"an emphatic no"

(forceful is similar to ...) strong and sure

"a firm grasp" "gave a strong pull on the rope"

(forceful is similar to ...) impelled by physical force especially against resistance

"forcible entry" "a real cop would get physical" "strong-arm tactics"

(forceful is similar to ...) forcing forward or onward; impelling

"an impellent power" "an impellent cause"

(forceful is similar to ...) marked by violent force

"impetuous heaving waves"

(forceful is similar to ...) quick and forceful

"a sharp blow"

Definition 2: forceful and definite in expression or action - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where forceful or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty

Synonyms for forceful in the sense of this definition

(forceful is similar to ...) aggressively self-assured

"an energetic assertive boy who was always ready to argue" "pointing directly at a listener is an assertive act"

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