Definitions for persuasivepərˈsweɪ sɪv, -zɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. persuasive(adj)

    intended or having the power to induce action or belief

    "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"


  1. persuasive(Adjective)

    able to persuade; convincing

  2. Origin: From persuasivus, from past participle stem of persuadere + -ivus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Persuasive(adj)

    tending to persuade; having the power of persuading; as, persuasive eloquence

  2. Persuasive(noun)

    that which persuades; an inducement; an incitement; an exhortation

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. persuasif.]

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