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adjective influential pronunciation in British English /ˌɪnfluˈenʃ(ə)l/
  1. able to influence the way other people think or behave
    He is one of the most influential figures in the government.
    The study looks at the influential role of professional athletes in public life.
    very/highly influential: a highly influential book
    be influential in doing something: She was extremely influential in raising people’s awareness of the disease.


… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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