Complete Definition of "persuasion"

English

Etymology
ME. persuasioun < MF. #French|persuasion < L. persuasio, from persuadere, from suadere, "to advise", "to recommend".

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/pÉËsweɪÊÉn/, SAMPA|/[email protected]"[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/pÉËsweɪÊÉn/, SAMPA|/[email protected]`"[email protected]/

Noun
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en-noun

  1. The act of persuade|persuading or the state of being persuaded.
  2. The art of persuade|persuading.

#:It will require a master of persuasion to change his mind.

  1. A strongly held conviction, opinion or belief.

#:It is his persuasion that abortion should never be condoned.

  1. context|colloquial|of a person A sort, type, or kind with respect to convictions and beliefs.

#:You will find people of any persuasion among Wiktionarians.

Antonyms
dissuasion
dissuasion

Translations
trans-top|The act of persuading or the state of being persuaded
German: Ãberredung f, Persuasion f
trans-mid
Russian: Ñбеждение (ub'ežd'énije) n, ÑговоÑÑ (ugovóry) p
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trans-top|The art of persuading
Finnish: suostutteleminen, suostuttelu
trans-mid
German: Ãberredungskunst f, Persuasion f
Russian: Ñбеждение (ub'ežd'énije) n
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trans-top|A strongly held conviction, opinion or belief
Finnish: vakaumus
trans-mid
German: Ãberzeugung f
Russian: Ñбеждение (ub'ežd'énije) n, ÑбеждÑнноÑÑÑ (ub'ežd'ónnost') f
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trans-top|A sort, type, or kind with respect to convictions and beliefs
Finnish: kuppikunta
trans-mid
German: Ãberzeugung f
Russian: Ñбеждение (ub'ežd'énije) n
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ttbc|Ido: persuado
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Derived terms
persuade
persuasive
suasion


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /pÉÊ.sÉ¥a.zjÉÌ/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /pER.sHa.zjO~/

Etymology
From L. persuasio, from persuadere, from suadere, "to advise", "to recommend".

Noun
fr-noun|f

  1. #Noun|persuasion f

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