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Meaning of FORCEFUL

Pronunciation:  'fowrsful

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  forceful and definite in expression or action; "the document contained a particularly emphatic guarantee of religious liberty"
  2. [adj]  characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical); "a forceful speaker"; "a forceful personality"; "forceful measures"; "a forceful plan for peace"

FORCEFUL is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: assertive, bruising, cogent, drastic, emphatic, exclamatory, firm, forcible, impellent, impetuous, physical, sharp, strong, strong-arm, telling, weighty
 Antonyms: forceless, unforceful, weak



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Force"ful\, a.
Full of or processing force; exerting force; mighty. --
{Force"ful*ly}, adv.

      Against the steed he threw His forceful spear.

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