persuasive


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per·sua·sive

 (pər-swā′sĭv, -zĭv)
adj.
Tending or having the power to persuade: a persuasive argument.

per·sua′sive·ly adv.
per·sua′sive·ness n.

persuasive

(pəˈsweɪsɪv)
adj
having the power or ability to persuade; tending to persuade: a persuasive salesman. Also (less common): persuasory
perˈsuasively adv
perˈsuasiveness n

per•sua•sive

(pərˈsweɪ sɪv, -zɪv)

adj.
able, fitted, or intended to persuade: a persuasive argument.
[1580–90; Medieval Latin persuāsīvus. See persuasible, -ive]
per•sua′sive•ly, adv.
per•sua′sive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.persuasive - intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"
convincing - causing one to believe the truth of something; "a convincing story"; "a convincing manner"
dissuasive - deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"

persuasive

persuasive

adjective
Serving to convince:
Translations
مُقْنِعٌمُقْنِع، باعِثٌ عَلى الإقْتِناع
přesvědčivý
overbevisende
vakuuttava
uvjerljiv
sannfærandi
説得力のある
설득력 있는
prepričljiv
övertygande
ซึ่งชักจูงได้
có sức thuyết phục

persuasive

[pəˈsweɪsɪv] ADJ [person, voice, tone] → persuasivo; [argument, evidence] → convincente

persuasive

[pərˈsweɪsɪv] adj
[person] → persuasif/ive
[argument, evidence] → convaincant(e)

persuasive

adj salesman, voiceberedsam; arguments etcüberzeugend; he can be very persuasiveer kann einen gut überreden; (= convincing)er kann einen leicht überzeugen; I had to be very persuasiveich musste meine ganze Überredungskunst aufwenden; her persuasive powersihre Überredungskünste pl

persuasive

[pəˈsweɪsɪv] adj (person) → convincente; (argument) → persuasivo/a, convincente

persuade

(pəˈsweid) verb
1. to make (someone) (not) do something, by arguing with him or advising him. We persuaded him (not) to go.
2. to make (someone) certain (that something is the case); to convince. We eventually persuaded him that we were serious.
perˈsuasion (-ʒən) noun
the act of persuading. He gave in to our persuasion and did what we wanted him to do.
perˈsuasive (-siv) adjective
able to persuade. He is a persuasive speaker; His arguments are persuasive.
perˈsuasively adverb
perˈsuasiveness noun

persuasive

مُقْنِعٌ přesvědčivý overbevisende überzeugend πειστικός persuasivo vakuuttava persuasif uvjerljiv convincente 説得力のある 설득력 있는 overtuigend overtalende przekonujący persuasivo убедительный övertygande ซึ่งชักจูงได้ ikna edici có sức thuyết phục 善说服的
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I shan't let anyone see you till you are done, and then we'll burst upon them like Cinderella and her godmother going to the ball," said Belle in her persuasive tone.
But this very burden it was that gave him sympathies so intimate with the sinful brotherhood of mankind; so that his heart vibrated in unison with theirs, and received their pain into itself and sent its own throb of pain through a thousand other hearts, in gushes of sad, persuasive eloquence.
It cleared her countenance and brought back her smiles and all her persuasive graces and blandishments; but never- theless she was not able to entirely cover up with them the fact that she was in a ghastly fright.
It was her turn to scorn persuasive foolery now, and she did not waste it.
Goodwin had lately moved to North Edgewood and had never before met the urbane and persuasive Mr.
I wondered whether he could be a doctor; but no, I thought; he couldn't be a doctor, or he would have a quieter and more persuasive manner.
Dolly's exhortation, which was an unusually long effort of speech for her, was uttered in the soothing persuasive tone with which she would have tried to prevail on a sick man to take his medicine, or a basin of gruel for which he had no appetite.
The leaders of the mercenaries received a donation in gold; an argument the most persuasive to their minds, and without which all others would have proved in vain.
At once all assailed Quiteria and pressed her, some with prayers, and others with tears, and others with persuasive arguments, to give her hand to poor Basilio; but she, harder than marble and more unmoved than any statue, seemed unable or unwilling to utter a word, nor would she have given any reply had not the priest bade her decide quickly what she meant to do, as Basilio now had his soul at his teeth, and there was no time for hesitation.
they do not know, and cannot tell; but in order that they may not appear to be at a loss, they repeat the ready-made charges which are used against all philosophers about teaching things up in the clouds and under the earth, and having no gods, and making the worse appear the better cause; for they do not like to confess that their pretence of knowledge has been detected-- which is the truth; and as they are numerous and ambitious and energetic, and are drawn up in battle array and have persuasive tongues, they have filled your ears with their loud and inveterate calumnies.
Each State, yielding to the persuasive voice of immediate interest or convenience, has successively withdrawn its support, till the frail and tottering edifice seems ready to fall upon our heads, and to crush us beneath its ruins.
In addition to these persuasive considerations, it may be observed, that the same reasons which show the necessity of denying to the States the power of regulating coin, prove with equal force that they ought not to be at liberty to substitute a paper medium in the place of coin.