Forceful - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrsfl|  American pronunciation of the word forceful
Brit.  |ˈfɔːsfʊl|  British pronunciation of the word forceful


- forceful and definite in expression or action (syn: emphatic)


He has a very forceful personality.

She's a confident and forceful leader.

They have made a forceful argument in favor of changing the system.

The government has threatened to use more forceful measures if necessary.

He gained a reputation as a forceful member of the party.

The President hasn't been forceful enough in changing the judicial system.

Governments should adopt a more forceful approach to improve the environment.

She has a very forceful manner of speaking.

The speaker's forceful words persuaded his opponent to climb down.

The speaker accompanied his angry words with forceful movements of the hands.

The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students

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