Definition of forceful in English:

forceful

Line breaks: force|ful
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːsfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

Derivatives

forcefully

adverb
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  • He does it wittily and playfully - occasionally forcefully, sometimes bluntly.
  • Sneezing forcefully in somebody's face has never been much of a come-on.
  • They try to separate the men, grabbing forcefully at swinging arms and legs, trying to pull them away from each other.

forcefulness

noun
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  • Her political rise has rightly been a source of pride for many Britons of West Indian ancestry, and her combination of forcefulness and grace is proving a major advantage in the tricky negotiations inevitable in her new post.
  • The art impresses with its vitality and forcefulness.
  • Her songs are tough and earthy, hating mere prettiness when fieriness or forcefulness are required.

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