herculean vs powerful what difference

what is difference between herculean and powerful

English

Adjective

herculean

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Herculean
    • 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
      Still there are some loop-holes out of which a man may creep, and dare to think and act for himself; but for a woman it is an herculean task, because she has difficulties peculiar to her sex to overcome, which require almost super-human powers.

Romanian

Etymology

From French herculéen.

Adjective

herculean m or n (feminine singular herculeană, masculine plural herculeni, feminine and neuter plural herculene)

  1. Herculean

Declension



English

Alternative forms

  • powreful, powrefull (all obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English pouerful, powarfull, equivalent to power +‎ -ful.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈpaʊɚfəl/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈpaʊəfəl/
  • Hyphenation: pow‧er‧ful

Adjective

powerful (comparative more powerful or powerfuller or powerfuler, superlative most powerful or powerfullest or powerfulest)

  1. Having, or capable of exerting power, potency or influence.
  2. (mining) Large; capacious; said of veins of ore.

Synonyms

  • mightful
  • mighty
  • powersome
  • strengthful
  • strong
  • forceful

Antonyms

  • powerless
  • strengthless

Translations

See also

  • strong

Adverb

powerful (comparative more powerful, superlative most powerful)

  1. (Southern US) Synonym of very

Anagrams

  • powreful

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