forcefulness(redirected from forcefulnesses)
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The following words can all be used to describe a person who speaks and acts in a strong, determined, and confident way:
Assertive, forceful, positive, self-confident, and strong-willed are complimentary words.
Aggressive, domineering, in-your-face, overbearing, pushy, and tyrannical are used to show disapproval of someone's behaviour. Pushy is used mainly in conversation.
|Noun||1.||forcefulness - physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man"|
brunt - main force of a blow etc; "bore the brunt of the attack"
vigor, vigour, energy, zip - forceful exertion; "he plays tennis with great energy"; "he's full of zip"