convincingness


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Noun1.convincingness - the power of argument or evidence to cause belief
persuasiveness, strength - the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty; "the strength of his argument settled the matter"
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It's my property," the latter asserted with an air of legal convincingness.
It almost seemed to the captain that the blissful moment had already arrived, such was the persuasive convincingness of McCoy.
the Committee strove to sort out the factual situations or patterns that had recurred in class actions and appeared with varying degrees of convincingness to justify treatment of the class in solido.
One big reason not to apply the product rule in conjoining elements is the mathematical fact that the product rule works only in an additive regime where the convincingness of a proposition implies the complementary likelihood of its contradiction.
I]ntuitionism claims that the best way to explain both the convincingness and the persistence of certain moral beliefs, such as the promise principle, is to assert that they are self-evidently true.
I am therefore of opinion that after one has taken into account the untrustworthiness, credulity and convincingness of most of these reports, together with the possibility of falsifications of memory facilitated by emotional causes and the inevitability of a few lucky shots, it may be anticipated that the spectre of veridical prophetic dreams will disappear into nothing' (SE 19:135).
Joanna's "fits of jealous rage," which she performs "with such fury, with such convincingness and such conviction," constitute a seemingly normative display of passion and intimacy (259).
Judgments of logical soundness and pragmatic convincingness as related to standard 3 component syllogisms and to enthymemes.
The following pages, behold, give you our version of the Biblical story, if not with the same poetic force and, I don't mean to sound pro domo, with considerable vigour, applied convincingness and especially with a new understanding of how the world by and large works today: hardly in black and white only, mostly in gray.
Ammons registers his sense of the cost of any more organized religion with a glance at Stevens: "if truth is colorless, fictions / need be supreme, real supreme with hot-shot convincingness / and lashes laid on lavishly for the doubter" (57.
He was nimble not slick and his eloquent convincingness was bolstered by efficient manipulation (he was even acquainted with hypnosis).
1337, 1345 (2010) (describing as "incorrect" those courts that view Swierkiewicz as overruled: "There is no inconsistency between rejecting heightened fact pleading and adopting nonconclusory-andplausible pleading, because the two are different systems: the former requires factual detail, while the latter tests for factual convincingness.