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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - 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.

Usage examples (38)
  • Well, persuasiveness is in the mind of the beholder.
  • Just the "persuasiveness" of the reply which was duly noted.
  • But recall it is Bart himself who has set the criterion as "persuasiveness" rather than "soundness".
  • The device morphed into a taser, and after a significant amount of electric "persuasiveness," the man talked. for more
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