Forceful vs Brutal - What's the difference?

forceful | brutal |


As adjectives the difference between forceful and brutal

is that forceful is with assertive force; powerful while brutal is (senseid)savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel.

forceful

English

Alternative forms

* forcefull (archaic)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • With assertive force; powerful.
  • Antonyms

    * gentle

    brutal

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (senseid)Savagely violent, vicious, ruthless, or cruel
  • Crude or unfeeling in manner or speech.
  • Harsh; unrelenting
  • Disagreeably precise or penetrating
  • (music, figuratively) In extreme metal, to describe the speed of the music and the density of riffs.
  • Synonyms

    * barbaric * cold-blooded * savage * vicious

    Antonyms

    * gentle * kind