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See definition of dissuasion on Dictionary.com
  • as indeterment
  • as indeterrence
  • as inexpostulation
  • as inadvice

synonyms for dissuasion

  • deterrence
  • disincentive
  • obviation
  • preclusion
  • preemption
  • information
  • word
  • help
  • judgment
  • guidance
  • instruction
  • tip
  • consultation
  • encouragement
  • warning
  • aid
  • suggestion
  • recommendation
  • opinion
  • lesson
  • view
  • news
  • proposal
  • prescription
  • tip-off
  • counsel
  • injunction
  • telltale
  • tidings
  • admonition
  • advisement
  • advocacy
  • charge
  • proposition
  • caution
  • exhortation
  • teaching
  • persuasion
  • forewarning
  • steer
  • word to the wise
  • input
  • directions
  • bum steer
  • two cents' worth
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How to use dissuasion in a sentence

It is, therefore, peculiarly necessary to those not easily reached by other forms of warning and dissuasion.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
This was a step which needed a vast deal of dissuasion on the part of his generals ere he relinquished his mad attempt.
THE BLUE AND THE GRAYA. R. WHITE
He vouchsafed no explanation, and Clem, though heavy-hearted with anxiety, asked no questions and attempted no dissuasion.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Nick heard pronounced in quick, soft dissuasion and in the now familiar accents of Gabriel Nash.
THE TRAGIC MUSEHENRY JAMES
Several times while I was seeking permission to go up on the structure I was treated to stories like this and to mild dissuasion.
CAREERS OF DANGER AND DARINGCLEVELAND MOFFETT
Yet this dissuasion or inducement may be so conducted as to be no defined crime of which any civil court would take cognizance.
THE PAPERS AND WRITINGS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, VOLUME SIXABRAHAM LINCOLN
The old man tried gentle dissuasion at first, but the obstinate pertinacity of the stripling made him gradually lose patience.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, JANUARY 24, 1917VARIOUS
To reveal the facts and what lay behind them would be only to invite discouragement and dissuasion if not actual ridicule.
WANTED: A HUSBANDSAMUEL HOPKINS ADAMS
If you can discover legitimate means of dissuasion, it would be well to use them.
THE PATRICIANJOHN GALSWORTHY
Older men were speaking; men who knew the river, the danger, and the man, but even they said nothing to him in way of dissuasion.
THE CHIEF LEGATEEANNA KATHARINE GREEN
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