persuasive


persuasive
I adjective actuating, arousing, authoritative, coaxing, cogent, compelling, convictive, convincing, credible, effective, eloquent, forceful, hortative, hortatory, impelling, impressive, inductive, influential, inspiring, inviting, logical, moving, persuasory, plausible, pointed, potent, powerful, propagandistic, provocative, provoking, rousing, sound, strong, suasive, subornative, swaying, telling, tempting, tenable, touching, valid, weighty associated concepts: persuasive arguments, persuasive authority, persuasive legal testimony II index believable, cogent, colorable (plausible), convincing, determinative, eloquent, hortative, prevailing (having superior force), provocative, sound, specious, strong

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persuasive

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  • Persuasive — Per*sua sive, a. [Cf. F. persuasif.] Tending to persuade; having the power of persuading; as, persuasive eloquence. Persuasive words. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Persuasive — Per*sua sive, n. That which persuades; an inducement; an incitement; an exhortation. {Per*sua sive*ly}, adv. {Per*sua sive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • persuasive — 1580s, from M.L. persuasivus, from L. persuas , pp. stem of persuadere (see PERSUASION (Cf. persuasion)). Related: Persuasively; persuasiveness …   Etymology dictionary

  • persuasive — [adj] effective, influential actuating, alluring, cogent, compelling, conclusive, convictive, convincing, credible, effectual, efficacious, efficient, eloquent, energetic, enticing, forceful, forcible, impelling, impressive, inducing, inspiring,… …   New thesaurus

  • persuasive — oraison …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • persuasive — ► ADJECTIVE 1) good at persuading someone to do or believe something. 2) providing sound reasoning or argument. DERIVATIVES persuasively adverb persuasiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • persuasive — [pər swā′siv] adj. [Fr persuasif < ML persuasivus < L persuasus, pp. of persuadere] having the power, or tending, to persuade persuasively adv. persuasiveness n …   English World dictionary

  • persuasive — adj. VERBS ▪ be, prove, seem, sound ▪ Her arguments proved persuasive to the court judges. ▪ find sth ▪ make sth …   Collocations dictionary

  • persuasive — [[t]pə(r)swe͟ɪsɪv[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is persuasive is likely to persuade a person to believe or do a particular thing. What do you think were some of the more persuasive arguments on the other side?... I can be very… …   English dictionary

  • persuasive — ● persuasif, persuasive adjectif (bas latin persuasivus) Qui a le pouvoir de persuader : Une plaidoirie persuasive. ● persuasif, persuasive (synonymes) adjectif (bas latin persuasivus) Qui a le pouvoir de persuader Synonymes …   Encyclopédie Universelle


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