Convincing

  • 1convincing — adj. causing one to believe the truth of something; having the power to influence or convince; cogent; of evidence or testimony; as, a convincing manner. Opposite of {unconvincing}. Note: [Narrower terms: {disenchanting, disillusioning}] [Also… …

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  • 2convincing — I adjective absolute, ad persuadendum accommodatus, assured, assuring, attestable, authentic, believable, believed, believing, bona fide, categorical, certain, cogent, coherent, commanding, compelling, conclusive, confirmable, confirmatory,… …

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  • 3convincing — n. a successful persuasion. [WordNet 1.5] …

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  • 4convincing — convincing; un·convincing; …

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  • 5convincing — compelling, telling, cogent, *valid, sound Analogous words: proving, demonstrating (see PROVE): persuading or persuasive, inducing (see corresponding verbs at INDUCE): forceful, forcible, potent, *powerful …

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  • 6convincing — [adj] persuasive acceptable, authentic, believeable, cogent, conclusive, credible, dependable, faithful, hopeful, impressive, incontrovertible, likely, moving, plausible, possible, powerful, presumable, probable, rational, reasonable, reliable,… …

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  • 7convincing — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to convince. 2) (of a victory or a winner) leaving no margin of doubt. DERIVATIVES convincingly adverb …

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  • 8convincing — [kənvin′siŋ] adj. causing one to feel sure or to believe or agree; persuading as by evidence; cogent SYN. VALID convincingly adv …

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  • 9convincing */*/ — UK [kənˈvɪnsɪŋ] / US adjective 1) a) something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or persuades you to do something a convincing argument/explanation He will demand convincing evidence before he adopts a new theory. b) someone… …

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  • 10convincing — con|vinc|ing [ kən vınsıŋ ] adjective ** 1. ) something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or persuades you to do something: He will demand convincing evidence before he adopts a new theory. a convincing argument/explanation a ) …

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  • 11convincing — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ▪ find sth ▪ I found his argument pretty convincing. ▪ make sth …

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  • 12convincing — con|vinc|ing [kənˈvınsıŋ] adj 1.) making you believe that something is true or right ▪ convincing evidence of his guilt wholly/utterly/totally etc convincing ▪ Courtenay played the role in an utterly convincing way. 2.) convincing victory/win an… …

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  • 13convincing — [[t]kənvɪ̱nsɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone or something as convincing, you mean that they make you believe that a particular thing is true, correct, or genuine. Scientists say there is no convincing evidence that power lines have… …

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  • 14convincing — adjective 1 making you believe that something is true or right: You re not a very convincing liar! | There is now convincing evidence that smoking causes lung cancer. 2 a convincing victory/win an occasion when a person or team wins a game by a… …

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  • 15Convincing — Convince Con*vince , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Convinced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Convincing}.] [L. convincere, victum, to refute, prove; con + vincere to conquer. See {Victor}, and cf. {Convict}.] 1. To overpower; to overcome; to subdue or master. [Obs.]… …

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  • 16convincing — adjective Date: 1624 1. satisfying or assuring by argument or proof < a convincing test of a new product > 2. having power to convince of the truth, rightness, or reality of something ; plausible < told a convincing story > Syno …

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  • 17convincing — convincingly, adv. convincingness, n. /keuhn vin sing/, adj. 1. persuading or assuring by argument or evidence: They gave a convincing demonstration of the car s safety features. 2. appearing worthy of belief; plausible: The excuse was not&#8230; …

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  • 18convincing — adjective 1) a convincing argument Syn: cogent, persuasive, plausible, powerful, potent, strong, forceful, compelling, irresistible, telling, conclusive See note at believable 2) a …

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  • 19convincing — adjective 1) a convincing argument Syn: persuasive, powerful, strong, forceful, compelling, cogent, plausible, irresistible, telling 2) a convincing 5?0 win Syn: resounding, emphati …

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  • 20convincing — [kənˈvɪnsɪŋ] adj 1) something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or good Ant: unconvincing 2) if a player or team has a convincing win, they beat another player or team easily convincingly adv …

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