adjective see force I

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  • Forceless — Force less, a. Having little or no force; feeble. [1913 Webster] These forceless flowers like sturdy trees support me. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forceless — index null (invalid), null and void, powerless, unable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • forceless — adjective lacking force; feeble (Freq. 1) a forceless argument • Syn: ↑unforceful • Ant: ↑forceful • Similar to: ↑wimpish, ↑wimpy …   Useful english dictionary

  • forceless — Synonyms and related words: emasculate, featherweight, feeble, flabby, impotent, inadequate, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, invertebrate, lightweight, no account, of no account, powerless, soft, spineless, unauthoritative, weak, without …   Moby Thesaurus

  • forceless — adj. lacking power, lacking strength, weak …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forceless — force·less …   English syllables

  • unforceful — adjective lacking force; feeble a forceless argument • Syn: ↑forceless • Ant: ↑forceful (for: ↑forceless) • Similar to: ↑wimpi …   Useful english dictionary

  • weak — [adj1] not strong anemic, debilitated, decrepit, delicate, effete, enervated, exhausted, faint, feeble, flaccid, flimsy, forceless, fragile, frail, hesitant, impuissant, infirm, insubstantial, irresolute, lackadaisical*, languid, languorous, limp …   New thesaurus

  • force — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *fortia, from Latin fortis strong Date: 14th century 1. a. (1) strength or energy exerted or brought to bear ; cause of motion or change ; active power < the forces of nature …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Repetitive strain injury — Classification and external resources DiseasesDB 11373 eMedicine pmr/97 …   Wikipedia

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