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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Her hand remains in his, and feels its soft persuasive pressure.
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On this subject, he regaled him with the most persuasive arguments, which, however, did NOT persuade Samuel Ferguson, and wasted his breath in pathetic entreaties, by which the latter seemed to be but slightly moved.
Remarkably good voice, smooth, full, and persuasive.
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