forcibleness
noun see forcible

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Forcibleness — For ci*ble*ness, n. The quality of being forcible. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • forcibleness — See forcible. * * * …   Universalium

  • forcibleness — n. power, strength; coerciveness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • forcibleness — forc·ible·ness …   English syllables

  • forcibleness — noun see forcible * * * forcˈibleness or forcibilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑force …   Useful english dictionary

  • forcible — forcibleness, forcibility, n. forcibly, adv. /fawr seuh beuhl, fohr /, adj. 1. done or effected by force: forcible entry into a house. 2. producing a powerful effect; having force; effective. 3. convincing, as reasoning: a forcible theory. 4.… …   Universalium

  • forcible — adjective Date: 15th century 1. effected by force used against opposition or resistance 2. characterized by force, efficiency, or energy ; powerful • forcibleness noun • forcibly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vigorous — adjective Etymology: Middle English vigorous, vigrous, from Anglo French, from vigour Date: 14th century 1. possessing vigor ; full of physical or mental strength or active force ; strong < a vigorous youth > < a vigorous plant > 2. done with… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • forcibly — See forcibleness. * * * …   Universalium

  • English literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language by inhabitants of the British Isles (including Ireland) from the 7th century to the present day. The major literatures written in English outside the British Isles are… …   Universalium

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