What does suasion mean?

Definitions for suasionˈsweɪ ʒən

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. persuasion, suasion(noun)

    the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action


  1. suasion(Noun)

    The act of urging or influencing; persuasion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Suasion(noun)

    the act of persuading; persuasion; as, moral suasion

  2. Origin: [L. suasio, fr. suadere, suasum, to advise, persuade, fr. suadus persuading, persuasive; akin to suavis sweet: cf. OF. suasion. See Suave, and cf. Dissuade, Persuade.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Suasion

    swā′zhun, n. the act of persuading or advising: advice.—adj. Suā′sive, tending to persuade: persuasive.—adv. Suā′sively.—n. Suā′siveness. [Fr.,—L. suasiosuadēre, to advise.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suasion in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suasion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Reid:

    Any one country trying to introduce gold plating of regulation in these areas can find the business moves somewhere else, in this case there would have to be something done at an EU level. You can always come up with moral suasion and EU guidelines, but sometimes just turning the spotlight on one centre can bring pressure on that particular regime.

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