- adj. proscribed Having impact.
- From impact + -ful (Wiktionary)
“See, though I hate how lazy our society has become with language - "impactful" is NOT a word people, despite its use by Corporate America, and "Yea" is NOT spelled Y-A-Y, good God don't get me started - I am still in need every now and then of a review of the basics.”
“To make the execution of the idea impactful and challenging, the demonstration has to be taken as far as it can go by showing that even the worst individuals can become good people by donating their organs.”
“You could trip over it, and that would be "impactful," a word I always trip over because I get nauseous just thinking about it.”
“Stadum was "impactful," all right, helping Neil Goldschmidt and Peter Kohler nearly bankrupt both OHSU and the City of Portland.”
“Point out that the meeting you're heading for isn't immediately "impactful" on you but if it's important to your superior that you're there, you'll put off finishing the assigned task until later.”
“You won't find "impactful" in the OED, not yet, anyway, and it's a descriptive dictionary.”
“(God, I hate the word "impactful," but it was a buzz word for us.)”
“I first heard "impactful" in the early 80s in a management seminar.”
“I had a boss in advertising years ago, who said that empathy was the key to creating relevant, "impactful" ads.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘impactful’.
Buzzwords of our time
21st century coinage. Any strange words you`ve seen on TV or heard from irritating young people.
Words and phrases I don't like. They are dumb.
Don't get me wrong: I like my job. I like everyone I work with too, but not all of them are word lovers, and many of them abuse the language in ways that hurt me. I'm stashing them here so that p...
Words that, for various reasons, I wish we could do without.
Words I come across at work.
Now stripped of most military terms, which have found a new home on the list Historical Military Terms of Interest. See also (and add to!) hilarious misspe...
Entries from the corporate hall of shame. (There are many wordie versions of this list - please link to yours in the comments section - thanks!)
"Words" or expressions that should be extirpated from the language.
A list of examples of writing that I'm struggling to like, usually due to poor wording, unclear intention, weasel quality or stylistic failure.
Edit: Now with dicky diction too!
words that destroy meaning
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