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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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.
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 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.
something, unpersuasive, possessing tone, pitch, distantly related to
The typical result is a highly readable but unpersuasive argument.
The Demise of Guys (TEE) Books) is based on a talk by Stanford psychologist Philip Zimbardo that was tendentious and unpersuasive at four minutes and only suffers from being expanded into an ebook.
bishops have been unpersuasive in making the case for any number of political positions and strategies, from abortion to the death penalty.