forcefulness forcefulness  /ˈfɔrs fəl nəs/


  • (n) physical energy or intensity



  1. But don't let this make you think the Obama reforms even approach in significance and forcefulness the changes made back then.
  2. To Chinese, the Year of Ox signifies a time for perseverance, resilience and forcefulness.
  3. Painter Gerassi is a heavy-muscled, egg-bald man of 55 who talks with staccato forcefulness in a thick accentEnglish was the last of many languages he picked up.


  • Memories and feelings take form in 'Interior Gardens'

    Presence, personality and the passing of time: All these can be found in the paintings of Catherine Drabkin, now on display at HACC-Lancaster's Art Space Gallery.Drabkin's richly-colored interiors feature objects delineated with subtle forcefulness; windows let in light and lead the viewer to glimps...
    on August 23, 2013     Source: Lancaster Online


  1. "He was a personal friend, and a mentor," US Sen. Dianne Feinstein said in a statement. "He stood tall in the most difficult of circumstances. And he represented his district with a dignity and a forcefulness that's unprecedented."
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Dianne Feinstein Source: San Mateo County Times

  2. "We must take into account the possibility that things can unfold differently," Olmert said. "The forcefulness of the State of Israel's comprehensive response actually lay in the fact that we did not rush to launch [the operation]. The last...
    on Jan 22, 2009 By: Ehud Olmert Source:

  3. "Harper's actions by breaking the Atlantic accord have caused a lot of stress and strain in the federal party and the provincial party," Casey said. "I was surprised at his forcefulness. I did not expect him to make it such a prominent part...
    on Oct 11, 2007 By: Bill Casey Source: Truro Daily News

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