Influence and Powerlessness


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Influence noun – The power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly.
Usage example: a mayor who doesn't hesitate to use her influence to get business leaders behind civic improvements

Powerlessness is an antonym for influence in power topic.
Nearby Words: influenced, influential, influencing, influent
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Powerlessness noun – The lack of sufficient ability, power, or means.
Influence is an antonym for powerlessness.
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