Forcible definition

fôrsə-bəl
Effected against resistance through the use of force.

The police used forcible restraint in order to subdue the assailant.

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Characterized by force; powerful.
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Done or effected by force; involving the use of force.
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Having force; forceful.
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Able to be forced.
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Having force.
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Done by force.
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Having a powerful effect; telling.
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Origin of forcible

  • From Middle French forcible

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