unpersuasive


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unpersuasive

(ˌʌnpəˈsweɪsɪv)
adj
not capable of persuading
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Adj.1.unpersuasive - not capable of persuadingunpersuasive - not capable of persuading    
unconvincing, flimsy - not convincing; "unconvincing argument"; "as unconvincing as a forced smile"
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Meanwhile, the information of the UK-based media outlets about a suspicious message allegedly intercepted by the analysts of the Royal Air Force (RAF) soon after the poisoning of Skripal looks unpersuasive, a Spokesperson told Sputnik.
In short, errors of omission and commission make this an unpersuasive book.
The judge was scathing of the application, branding elements of it "flimsy, artificial and entirely unpersuasive".
It is unpersuasive to claim that lawmakers in 2017 can't be bound by promises made by predecessors, or that the grand bargain of 2013 means nothing today because the courts invalidated most its pension reforms.
The companies' rebuttal arguments are unpersuasive."
The book's opening and closing pieces on transatlantic paradigms and "polylogic" philology are cursory and unpersuasive in their messianism.
Take two minutes and watch Hogue tell her "abortion story." It is truly unpersuasive.
Flashes of acute genre instinct leaven this sporadically atmospheric hybrid, but its characters are too often bogged down in unpersuasive angst.
Buchwald further told prosecutors that some of their arguments were "singularly unpersuasive," and in statements not before a jury, Judge Buchwald said of the arguments, "They're going to be shoved down your throat because they don't make any sense."
In the nearly half-century that followed, a growing number of Catholics around the world have found church teachings on sexuality, gender, and reproductive technologies unpersuasive and unreasonable.
Shipp of the District Court of New Jersey determined that a church plan must be established by a church, per ERISA Section 3(33)(A).Shipp also found case law used by Saint Peter's in its arguments to be unpersuasive and said the court could not defer to an IRS private letter ruling that had determined the pension plan to be a church plan.
On a different issue, Al-Shaya said "attempts to persuade parliamentarians from Islamic countries by the Syrian parliamentary delegation to adopt a proposal to list for discussion the issue of combating terrorism through a peaceful solution in Syria have failed because of the unpersuasive style used by the Syrian delegation in calling for such matter." The MP pointed out that "the Syrian delegation accused Jordan of supporting what he described as terrorism, including that of Saudi Arabia and not blaming the Syrian regime for its lack of responsibility with neighboring countries which created a sort of repulsion between parliamentary delegations," noting that proposal was denied.