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noun as in control

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The video of the supposed burned ballots has a persuasive power that a simple verbal assertion would not have because we tend to trust what we see.

This helps kids understand what’s problematic about the reasoning, so when a more persuasive conspiracy theory comes along, they’re able to step back and question it.

The researchers also said that advertisements created with custom lists tended to be used for persuasive messaging.

My colleague Adam Duhachek and I found AI messages are more persuasive when they highlight “how” an action should be performed, rather than “why.”

The email or text message you receive will often have a persuasive narrative about a person having trouble finding a lover in a foreign country.

Art depends for its effects, for its persuasiveness, on inevitability.

For without flattery we may say that if others had argued with equal persuasiveness, the end would have been happier.

It crossed his mind just then that in the years to come more than one man would yield to the sweet persuasiveness of those eyes.

The accent on the initial word of the line gives an intensity of feeling with tender persuasiveness.

There were no ornate sentences this time, but he concentrated his powers of logic and persuasiveness upon his task.

Persuasiveness at its height, Hume tells us, leaves little room for intelligence and consideration.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persuasiveness, such as: forcefulness, inducement, influence, power, and strength.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.