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Synonyms for powerful
ˈpaʊ ər fəlpow·er·ful

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Wiktionary2.0 / 1 vote

  1. powerfuladjective


  2. powerfuladjective


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 3 votes

  1. powerful

    strong, potent, puissant, masterful, mighty

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 4 votes

  1. powerfuladjective

    having great power or force or potency or effect

    "the most powerful government in western Europe"; "his powerful arms"; "a powerful bomb"; "the horse's powerful kick"; "powerful drugs"; "a powerful argument"

    herculean, hefty, knock-down(a), potent, muscular, brawny, sinewy

    weak, low-powered, helpless, powerless, feeble, uninfluential, nerveless, incapacitated, subhuman

  2. knock-down(a), powerfuladjective

    strong enough to knock down or overwhelm

    "a knock-down blow"

    nerveless, feeble, uninfluential, helpless, weak, subhuman, powerless, incapacitated, low-powered

  3. potent, powerfuladjective

    having great influence

    muscular, potent, hefty, stiff, brawny, herculean, virile, sinewy, strong, knock-down(a)

    subhuman, low-powered, powerless, feeble, weak, uninfluential, nerveless, helpless, incapacitated

  4. brawny, hefty, muscular, powerful, sinewyadjective

    (of a person) possessing physical strength and weight; rugged and powerful

    "a hefty athlete"; "a muscular boxer"; "powerful arms"

    brawny, potent, unchewable, sizable, sizeable, stringy, hefty, fibrous, healthy, mesomorphic, tendinous, respectable, sinewy, knock-down(a), goodly, goodish, herculean, muscular, tidy

    feeble, weak, uninfluential, subhuman, incapacitated, helpless, nerveless, powerless, low-powered

  5. herculean, powerfuladverb

    displaying superhuman strength or power

    "herculean exertions"

    potent, muscular, hefty, brawny, herculean, sinewy, knock-down(a)

    weak, incapacitated, powerless, feeble, nerveless, helpless, subhuman, uninfluential, low-powered

  6. mighty, mightily, powerful, rightadverb

    (Southern regional intensive) very; to a great degree

    "the baby is mighty cute"; "he's mighty tired"; "it is powerful humid"; "that boy is powerful big now"; "they have a right nice place"; "they rejoiced mightily"

    properly, the right way, correctly, in good order, decently, justly, flop, right, mighty, mightily, right on, aright, decent

    incapacitated, uninfluential, nerveless, powerless, weak, feeble, low-powered, subhuman, helpless

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. kickassadjective

    kickass is slang but i need some synonyms

    that was a kickass speech

    Submitted by Revcrp on June 25, 2022  
  2. strongish

    i was powerful at tennis.

    Submitted by rinat on August 11, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  1. powerfuladjective

    mighty, potent, active, forcible, puissant, potential

  2. powerfuladjective

    vigorous, robust, sturdy, strong, able-bodied

  3. powerfuladjective

    efficacious, effective, cogent, valid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. powerfuladjective

    mighty, potent, drastic, efficacious, intense, strong, dynamic, puissant, effective, omnipotent, armipotent, stentorian, invincible, cogent, commanding

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How to use powerful in a sentence?

  1. Margaret Atwood:

    We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.

  2. Stephen Vizinczey:

    Powerful men in particular suffer from the delusion that human beings have no memories. I would go so far as to say that the distinguishing trait of powerful men is the psychotic certainty that people forget acts of infamy as easily as their parents birth

  3. Jim Manley:

    Over the course of my time, but especially in the later years, politics in Powerful Senate became much more of a top-down-driven process... where leadership wielding a few chits -- including the ability to raise money -- became more powerful than even the most powerful chairmen of the most significant committees.

  4. President Trump:

    We are sending an armada. Very powerful, we have submarines. Very powerful. Far more powerful than the aircraft carrier. That, I can tell you.

  5. Donald Trump:

    We are sending an armada. Very powerful. We have submarines, very powerful, far more powerful than the aircraft carrier, that I can tell you.

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