An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (assertive)
a. enérgico
We need to be more forceful in our condemnation of this antisocial behavior.Debemos ser más enérgicos al condenar este tipo de conducta antisocial.
b. fuerte
Jody has such a forceful personality it's sometimes difficult for other people to make their opinions heard.Jody tiene una personalidad tan fuerte que a veces a los demás les cuesta hacerse oír.
2. (compelling)
a. contundente
Josue put forward some very forceful arguments in support of his proposal.Josué expuso argumentos muy contundentes en apoyo de su propuesta.
b. convincente
My argument wasn't forceful enough, so the idea got voted down.Mi argumento no fue lo suficientemente convincente, por eso la idea fue rechazada en la votación.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person, argument)
a. poderoso(a)
forceful [ˈfɔːsfʊl]
[+personality] enérgico; fuerte; [+argument] contundente; convincente;
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