Definition of forcefulness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɔːsfʊlnəs//ˈfɔːsf(ə)lnəs/


  • See forceful

    • ‘Her songs are tough and earthy, hating mere prettiness when fieriness or forcefulness are required.’
    • ‘The forcefulness of these policies is a measure of the degree to which the US government is the exclusive tool of American corporate boardrooms, oil company boardrooms most especially.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I know he wouldn't hurt me but his forcefulness and determination to win was getting annoying.’