forceless


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Adj.1.forceless - lacking force; feeble; "a forceless argument"
forceful - characterized by or full of force or strength (often but not necessarily physical); "a forceful speaker"; "a forceful personality"; "forceful measures"; "a forceful plan for peace"
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He offers a fine analysis of decelerated images of athletes as "celebrating profound moments of psycho-physical transformation and transcendence," but also depicts their limits: her shots are devoid of "the unpredictable, relational, flexible, and forceless force of playfulness" (61, 68).
If one likes, it is only the "forceless force of the better argument" (Habermas) that counts here.
(3) Professor Martin argues that through the confluence of substantive and procedural law a plaintiff's evidence of pretext has become "hollow and forceless in evidentiary value." (4) With precision, Professor Martin critiques courts' use of "evidentiary-dilution devices," (5) making evidence of pretext devoid of discriminatory or prejudicial content.
If expulsion of urine was forceless and there was low back and knee soreness and limpness, 10 grams each of Huang Qi (Radix Astragali), Shu Di (cooked Radix Rehmanniae), and Niu Xi (Radix Achyranthis Bidentatae) were added.