Definitions

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  • adj. Not forceful.

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  • adj. lacking force; feeble

Etymologies

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un- +‎ forceful

Examples

  • A man of flabby muscles and gentle voice; seemingly unforceful, and with a personality likable, but hardly dominating.

    Tarrano the Conqueror

  • The milk of human kindness -- humanity -- a radiating force the essence of which paradoxically was the unforceful gentleness of him.

    Tarrano the Conqueror

  • In a neat, unforceful way he would have been handsome, had it not been for a badly healed scar which ran straight across his forehead, only just escaping his eyes.

    The Kingdom Round the Corner A Novel

  • The sensation of a blow, a light, unforceful blow was still tingling through her nerves.

    The Forfeit

  • His grip was soft, unforceful – the grip of someone who didn’t care whether or not you liked the impression he was making.

    Temptation

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