suasiveness


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sua·sive

 (swā′sĭv)
adj.
Having the power to persuade or convince; persuasive.

[Latin suāsus, past participle of suādēre, to advise; see suasion + -ive.]

sua′sive·ly adv.
sua′sive·ness n.

suasiveness

(ˈsweɪsɪvnɪs)
n
persuasiveness
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Any account of the masque in performance that rests content with the static elaborations of emblem and motto without fixing its eye on the kinetic suasiveness of the dancing figure will miss much of this central action.
Satires and caricatures are given as much weight as scientific publications, and although their ideas seem often equally outlandish, one wonders how any of these ideas gained suasiveness.
It is a view, of course, reminiscent of that of Jean-Francois Lyotard, and not without its suasiveness.