forceful forceful  /ˈfɔrs fəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical)
  2. (adj) forceful and definite in expression or action

Usage(s):

  1. But earlier this year neuroscientists complained that the FDA was not being forceful enough in pushing for follow-up studies on another serotonin-type diet pill, Redux, which is .
  2. The report said: "Politicians who during the election campaign period preached messages of ethnic hatred particularly aimed at the forceful eviction .
  3. Since 1993, appalled by the then bloody riots between Muslims and Hindus, Azmi, a Muslim, has become a forceful critic of communalism and a tireless crusader to end religious .

News

  1. CEO describes Jackson as forceful businessman

    The head of AEG Live LLC told jurors Wednesday that he knew Michael Jackson as a sophisticated, forceful businessman and not the drugged-up performer who's been described throughout an ongoing civil trial ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. AEG Live CEO Describes Michael Jackson as 'Forceful,' 'Kind'

    AEG Live CEO describes Michael Jackson as a "forceful, kind, but determined" businessman during the civil trial the pop star's estate filed against the concert promoter.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Access Hollywood via omg!

  3. AEG Live CEO describes Michael Jackson as forceful businessman

    The head of AEG Live LLC told jurors Wednesday that he knew Michael Jackson as a sophisticated, forceful businessman and not the drugged-up performer who's been described throughout an ongoing civil trial filed over the singer's untimely death.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fox News

Quotes

  1. "The ultimate costs of this crisis will be greater if we do not act with sufficient strength now," Geithner told the Senate Finance Committee. "In a crisis of this magnitude, the most prudent course is the most forceful course."
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Timothy Geithner Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "This is the most forceful denunciation President Carter has ever made about an American president," Brinkley said. "When you call somebody the worst president, that's volatile. Those are fighting words."
    on May 19, 2007 By: Douglas Brinkley Source: Washington Post

  3. "The Australian way is to come out and be fiercely competitive, dominant in what they do, forceful in their approach and throw a lot of punches early in a Test match," Pietersen said. "It does not matter who they put out. When those guys put...
    on Jul 6, 2009 By: Kevin Pietersen Source: Times Online

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