Definition of forcefulness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈfɔːsflnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɔːrsflnəs//
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  1. 1the ability to express your opinions firmly and clearly in a way that persuades other people to believe them synonym assertiveness He argued his case with clarity and forcefulness.
  2. 2the quality in opinions, etc. of being firm and clear so that other people believe them the forcefulness of his views