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Related to dissuasiveness: discursiveness


The act or an instance of dissuading.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dissuāsiō, dissuāsiōn-, from dissuāsus, past participle of dissuādēre, to dissuade; see dissuade.]

dis·sua′sive adj.
dis·sua′sive·ly adv.
dis·sua′sive·ness n.


n (of person)Abraten nt; the dissuasiveness of his tonesein abratender Ton; the dissuasiveness of his argumentsseine abratenden Argumente
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Here, efforts have been made to improve both the coherence and the dissuasiveness of sanctions by proposing a draft law to take away the magistrates' special "service pension" after a definitive conviction for intentional criminal offenses, including corruption.
103) Romania's third CVM report noted improved judicial system staffing, but also criticized the celerity of SCM activities and the dissuasiveness of its decisions.
Another amendment would require that "any restrictions to users' rights to access content, services and applications, if they are necessary, shall be implemented by appropriate measures, in accordance with the principles of proportionality, effectiveness and dissuasiveness.