What does dissuasion mean?

Definitions for dissuasiondɪˈsweɪ ʒən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dissuasion.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissuasion(noun)

    a communication that dissuades you

  2. dissuasion(noun)

    persuading not to do or believe something; talking someone out of a belief or an intended course of action


  1. dissuasion(Noun)

    the act or an instance of dissuading

  2. Origin: dissuasioun, from dissuasion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dissuasion(noun)

    the act of dissuading; exhortation against a thing; dehortation

  2. Dissuasion(noun)

    a motive or consideration tending to dissuade; a dissuasive

  3. Origin: [L. dissuasio: cf. F. dissuasion. See Dissuade.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissuasion in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dissuasion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pierpaolo Ribuffo:

    Obviously the presence of ships at sea also means security, deterrence and dissuasion.

  2. Pierpaolo Ribuffo:

    We're training our ships and our men, that's all. Our activity has nothing to do with other scenarios, obviously the presence of ships at sea also means security, deterrence and dissuasion.

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