forcefulness

forceful

[fawrs-fuhl, fohrs-]
adjective
1.
full of force; powerful; vigorous; effective: a forceful plea for peace.
2.
acting or driven with force.

Origin:
1565–75; force + -ful

forcefully, adverb
forcefulness, noun
unforceful, adjective
unforcefully, adverb

forceful, forcible.


1. cogent, telling.
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forceful (ˈfɔːsfʊl)
 
adj
1.  powerful
2.  persuasive or effective
 
'forcefully
 
adv
 
'forcefulness
 
n

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forceful
1570s, from force + -ful. Related: Forcefully.
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