persuasiveness

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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.persuasiveness - the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty; "the strength of his argument settled the matter"
power, powerfulness - possession of controlling influence; "the deterrent power of nuclear weapons"; "the power of his love saved her"; "his powerfulness was concealed by a gentle facade"
convincingness - the power of argument or evidence to cause belief
unpersuasiveness - inability to persuade
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Translations
إقْناع
přesvědčivost
overtalelsesevne
rábeszélőképesség
sannfæringarkraftur
ikna yeteneğiinandırıcılık

persuasiveness

[pəˈsweɪsɪvnɪs] Npersuasiva f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

persuasiveness

[pərˈsweɪsɪvnɪs] n [person, argument] → pouvoir m de persuasion
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

persuasiveness

n (of person, salesman etc)Überredungskunst f, → Beredsamkeit f; (of argument etc)Überzeugungskraft f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

persuasiveness

[pəˈsweɪsɪvnɪs] n (of person, argument) → potere or forza di convinzione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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