intended or having the power to induce action or belief
"persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"
able to persuade; convincing
Origin: From persuasivus, from past participle stem of persuadere + -ivus
tending to persuade; having the power of persuading; as, persuasive eloquence
that which persuades; an inducement; an incitement; an exhortation
Origin: [Cf. F. persuasif.]
The numerical value of persuasive in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of persuasive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I don't find the paper at all persuasive.
I think there’s a lot of ways to be persuasive.
These are persuasive that these bans are beneficial.
This discovery could be very persuasive for motivating smokers to quit.
To be persuasive, we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible, we must be truthful.
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