Synonyms for persuasiveness

Grammar : Noun
Spell : per-swey-siv, -ziv
Phonetic Transcription : pərˈsweɪ sɪv, -zɪv

Définition of persuasiveness

Origin :
  • 1580s, from Middle French persuasif, from Medieval Latin persuasivus, from Latin persuas-, past participle stem of persuadere "persuade, convince" (see persuasion). Related: Persuasively; persuasiveness. Replaced earlier persuasible in this sense (see persuadable).
  • noun control
Example sentences :
  • The persuasiveness that could sway a mob ended by sweeping M. Binet off his feet.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • This is the true rhetoric, the right road to persuasiveness, to be absolutely frank.
  • Extract from : « Cyropaedia » by Xenophon
  • And there was some pressure, too, besides the persuasiveness.
  • Extract from : « Under Western Eyes » by Joseph Conrad
  • He injected a little more of the oil of persuasiveness into his voice.
  • Extract from : « Rim o' the World » by B. M. Bower
  • He spoke with so much grace and persuasiveness that I was fascinated no less than the abbe.
  • Extract from : « Mauprat » by George Sand
  • The gravity and persuasiveness of all this is really impayable.
  • Extract from : « Bardell v. Pickwick » by Percy Fitzgerald
  • There is persuasiveness in a well-rounded muscular development.
  • Extract from : « The Lumberjack Sky Pilot » by Thomas D. Whittles
  • Yudushka yielded to the persuasiveness of these words, and kissed his mother's hands.
  • Extract from : « A Family of Noblemen » by Mikhal Saltykov
  • The most cruel, the most obdurate, can by no means resist his persuasiveness.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci » by Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
  • Those hawkers are artists, skilled in the arts and wiles of persuasiveness.
  • Extract from : « Vignettes Of San Francisco » by Almira Bailey

Antonyms for persuasiveness

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