Synonyms for forceful

Grammar : Adj
Spell : fawrs-fuhl, fohrs-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈfɔrs fəl, ˈfoʊrs-

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Définition of forceful

Origin :
  • 1570s, from force (n.) + -ful. Related: Forcefully; forcefulness.
  • adj effective, powerful
Example sentences :
  • We knew that those two blows had gone straight and true and forceful to the mark.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • His glance expressed with forceful directness his thought: "Ah, then she has told you!"
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • She inhaled a deep breath for forceful speech, but Billie was ahead of her.
  • Extract from : « The Treasure Trail » by Marah Ellis Ryan
  • He paused for a moment, and then turned to Waynefleet with a forceful gesture.
  • Extract from : « The Greater Power » by Harold Bindloss
  • His remarks were lucid and forceful as he raged at the interference with his work.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930 » by Various
  • As an interpreter of these compositions, however, he was imaginative and forceful.
  • Extract from : « John Baptist Jackson » by Jacob Kainen
  • Its crenellations and turrets are military and forceful, not ornate.
  • Extract from : « Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1 » by Elise Whitlock Rose
  • For into the picture had walked a man, a personality, dynamic and forceful.
  • Extract from : « Oh, You Tex! » by William Macleod Raine
  • They are bright and sunny by nature and have a forceful, happy, lucky personality.
  • Extract from : « Palmistry for All » by Cheiro
  • He was forceful in his opinions—too forceful for those who disagreed with him.
  • Extract from : « The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon » by Jos Maria Gordon

Antonyms for forceful

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