Definition of powerfulness in US English:



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    • ‘‘People relate to the theme of a journey from ignorance to knowledge, from fear to courage, from insensitivity to caring, from paralysis to powerfulness, from victimization to accountability,’ the book points out.’
    • ‘But to me it became a sense of not glamour but overwhelming powerfulness and that has stayed with me really for the rest of my life.’
    • ‘Likewise, colonial occupation gives the occupiers an easy sense of self-worth and powerfulness.’
    • ‘He is driven to silent tears, observed by Benigno who shares his emotion but, constrained by the powerfulness of the spectacle, cannot make a show of solidarity.’
    • ‘It may not be politic on her part in the future to do those things because you are just demonstrating… your powerfulness.’