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1. persuasion

noun. ['pɝˈsweɪʒən'] a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.

Synonyms

  • eyes
  • preconception
  • sentiment
  • politics
  • preconceived idea
  • idea
  • preconceived notion
  • belief
  • mind
  • view
  • preconceived opinion
  • prepossession
  • pole
  • political sympathies
  • judgment
  • thought
  • judgement
  • opinion

Antonyms

  • impartiality
  • inactivity
  • conception
  • misconception

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Rhymes with Persuasion

  • malaysian
  • invasion
  • equation
  • caucasian
  • abrasion
  • occasion
  • evasion
  • asian

How do you pronounce persuasion?

Pronounce persuasion as pərsˈweɪʒən.

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Sentences with persuasion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Logos, the third type of persuasion, is the proof of the speech or point being made.

Quotes about persuasion


1. Advertising is fundamentally persuasion and persuasion happens to be not a science, but an art.
- William Bernbach

2. Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion. This is not a function of any other art.
- Aristotle

3. Either we shall find what it is we are seeking or at least we shall free ourselves from the persuasion that we know what we do not know.
- Plato, The Republic

2. persuasion

noun. ['pɝˈsweɪʒən'] the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action.

Synonyms

  • exhortation
  • arm-twisting
  • bell ringing
  • communicating
  • canvassing
  • proselytism
  • prompting
  • communication
  • suasion
  • incitement
  • line
  • weapon
  • artillery
  • suggestion
  • sloganeering

Antonyms

  • neglect
  • forget
  • nonintellectual
  • stupidity
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