Forceful vs Jabby - What's the difference?

forceful | jabby |


As adjectives the difference between forceful and jabby

is that forceful is with assertive force; powerful while jabby is short yet vigorous and forceful.

forceful

English

Alternative forms

* forcefull (archaic)

Adjective

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

    * gentle

    jabby

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • short yet vigorous and forceful.
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  • Characterized by jab-like rhymthms or actions.
  • Short, jabby movements of the knife.

    See also

    * punchy