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Synonyms of forceful in English:


  • 1 she had a forceful personality
    dynamic, energetic, assertive, authoritative, vigorous, powerful, potent, strong, strong-willed, pushing, driving, determined, insistent, commanding, bullish, dominant, domineering;
    bold, confident, self-confident, self-assured, self-possessed, audacious, enterprising, competitive, go-ahead, zealous
    informal pushy, bossy, in-your-face, not backward in coming forward, feisty
    [Antonyms] weak, submissive
  • 2 the board was persuaded by his forceful arguments
    impressive, persuasive, irresistible, eloquent, credible, influential, conclusive, unanswerable, authoritative;
    logical, reasoned, reasonable, rational, lucid, coherent
    [Antonyms] weak, unconvincing
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    Word of the day fortissimo
    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly