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synonyms for forcefulness

  • aggressiveness
  • assertiveness
  • energy
  • fierceness
  • intensity
  • might
  • potency
  • power
  • strength
  • vehemence
  • vigor
  • vim
  • vitality
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antonyms for forcefulness

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  • apathy
  • disability
  • enervation
  • idleness
  • inability
  • inactivity
  • laziness
  • lethargy
  • weakness
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How to use forcefulness in a sentence

His face was an epitome of forcefulness, his lips hard, his eyes brilliant.
THE BLACK BOXE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
It let Garth see, however, a sharp and colorless face which conveyed an impression of uncommon forcefulness.
THE GRAY MASKWADSWORTH CAMP
Everywhere in St. Cecilias cathedral is fragile loveliness set side by side, as an afterthought, with stern forcefulness.
HOW FRANCE BUILT HER CATHEDRALSELIZABETH BOYLE O'REILLY
He was a typical Irish gentleman, noted for his genial character and the forcefulness of his language in the hunting field.
THE CHRONICLES OF A GAY GORDONJOS MARIA GORDON
But to a man of his forcefulness and headstrong courage the thought of retreat was maddening.
THE MAN IN THE TWILIGHTRIDGWELL CULLUM
The forcefulness of General Pershing's father, the inspiring words of his mother form a rare background.
THE STORY OF GENERAL PERSHINGEVERETT T. (EVERETT TITSWORTH) TOMLINSON
But their despotism was one that rested almost exclusively on the personal forcefulness of the ruler.
TEN TUDOR STATESMENARTHUR D. INNES
They were learning the great secret of literary forcefulness—to suit their style to their audience.
JUST PATTYJEAN WEBSTER
We cannot but admire his immense forcefulness and agility, the fertility of his mind, and the swiftness of its play.
AMONG FAMOUS BOOKSJOHN KELMAN
There was a note of finality in his voice, a sudden forcefulness of meaning as he raised his head and looked at David.
THE COURAGE OF MARGE O'DOONEJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FORCEFULNESS

  • fierceness
  • forcefulness
  • severity
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