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con·vinc·ing

 (kən-vĭn′sĭng)
adj.
1. Serving to convince; persuasive or believable: a convincing argument; a convincing manner. See Synonyms at valid.
2. Showing clearly the excellence or superiority of a competitor: won in convincing fashion.

con·vinc′ing·ly adv.
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convincing

(kənˈvɪnsɪŋ)
adj
1. credible or plausible
2. (Law) chiefly law persuading by evidence or argument
conˈvincingly adv
conˈvincingness n
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con•vinc•ing

(kənˈvɪn sɪŋ)

adj.
1. persuading or assuring by argument or evidence: a convincing demonstration of the car's safety.
2. appearing worthy of belief; plausible: a convincing excuse for being late.
[1605–15]
con•vinc′ing•ly, adv.
con•vinc′ing•ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.convincing - causing one to believe the truth of something; "a convincing story"; "a convincing manner"
persuasive - intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"
unconvincing, flimsy - not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"
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convincing

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convincing

adjective
1. Serving to convince:
2. Worthy of belief, as because of precision or faithfulness to an original:
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Translations
přesvědčivý
overbevisende
vakuuttava
uvjerljiv
sannfærandi
説得力のある
설득력 있는
convingător
prepričljiv
övertygande
ซึ่งโน้มน้าว
có sức thuyết phục

convincing

[kənˈvɪnsɪŋ] ADJconvincente
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convincing

[kənˈvɪnsɪŋ] adj [person] → persuasif/ive, convaincant(e); [evidence] → convaincant(e); [argument, explanation] → convaincant(e); [victory] → convaincant(e)
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convincing

adj, convincingly
advüberzeugend
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convincing

[kənˈvɪnsɪŋ] adj (gen) → convincente; (win) → netto/a
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convince

(kənˈvins) verb
to persuade (a person) that something is true. Her smile convinced me that she was happy; She is convinced of his innocence.
conˈvincing adjective
(negative unconvincing) having the power to convince. a convincing argument.
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convincing

مُقْنِع přesvědčivý overbevisende überzeugend πειστικός convincente vakuuttava convaincant uvjerljiv convincente 説得力のある 설득력 있는 overtuigend overbevisende przekonujący convincente убедительный övertygande ซึ่งโน้มน้าว inandırıcı có sức thuyết phục 令人信服的
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References in classic literature ?
John Dolittle's friends are convincing because their creator never forces them to desert their own characteristics.
A mad piper, indeed, this spring, with his wonderful lying music,--ever lying, yet ever convincing, for when was Spring known to keep his word?
Again, the poet should work out his play, to the best of his power, with appropriate gestures; for those who feel emotion are most convincing through natural sympathy with the characters they represent; and one who is agitated storms, one who is angry rages, with the most life-like reality.
Then shall we try to find some way of convincing him, if we can, that he is saying what is not true?
To historians who believe that Russia was shaped by the will of one man- Peter the Great- and that France from a republic became an empire and French armies went to Russia at the will of one man- Napoleon- to say that Russia remained a power because Napoleon had a bad cold on the twenty-fourth of August may seem logical and convincing.
"I wouldn't have your hair any color but just what it is for the world," said Gilbert, with one or two convincing accompaniments.