I like the force click feature to look up the definition of a word but I can't enable it on my system. Apple documentation and the Force Click Not Working on Macbook post say the Force Click feature should be enabled through the dropdown menu from:

System Preferences > Trackpad > Look up data & detectors > Force Click with one finger dropdown menu

On my macOS Catalina system the force click drop down menu isn't there. How do I add it back?

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    What happens if you enable "Force Click and haptic feedback" in your first screenshot (bottom left)?
    – Redarm
    May 7, 2021 at 17:31
  • It was right under my nose!
    – mbigras
    May 8, 2021 at 5:46

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Like @Redarm mentions in the comments use the Force Click and haptic feedback setting and then the Force Click with one finger setting becomes available as shown in the following screenshot:

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