- a lacking force; feeble
a forceless argument
- A forceless father, a smothering mother, an adolescence strangled with apron strings.
- These are not the kinds of problems to be handled by subordinates, committees or forceless task forces.
- At first Savonarola had little success among the Dominicans, a preaching order, for he was as forceless a speaker as the tyro Demosthenes.