- a person who exerts or can exert strong influence: according to influentials of the fashion industry.
Origin of influential
Synonyms for influential
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Historical Examples of uninfluential
Mansfield owed nothing to his noble relations, who were poor and uninfluential.Self-Help
I did not want to quarrel with anyone, influential or uninfluential.The Lady of the Basement Flat
Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
A man wholly without prejudice would be powerless and uninfluential.The Apostles
She is thoroughly thoughtful, and her religion is not of the uninfluential kind Mary describes.More Bywords
Charlotte M. Yonge
Nor was Varney uninfluential in dissuading her from proclaiming her second marriage till occasion necessitated.Lucretia, Complete
- having or exerting influence
"powerful," 1650s, from Medieval Latin influentialis, from influentia (see influence). Earlier in an astrological sense (1560s).