Persuasiveness - definition, transcription

Amer.  |pərˈsweɪsɪvnəs|
Brit.  |pəˈsweɪsɪvnəs|

noun

- the power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty (syn: strength)

Examples

We weren't shown any persuasive evidence that he had committed the crime.

...a persuasive argument for increasing funding of the city's library system...

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