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Synonyms for dissuasive
dɪˈsweɪ sɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissuasive(adj)

    deterring from action

    "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"

    Antonyms:
    persuasive, telling, glib-tongued, weighty, coaxing, ingratiatory, cogent, smooth-tongued, compelling, glib

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissuasive(n.)

    Synonyms:
    DISSUASION

  2. dissuasive(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dissuading, dehortatory, tending to dissuade

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  1. List of paraphrases:

    deterrent, deterrence, discouraging, off-putting

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How to use dissuasive in a sentence?

  1. Labor Sylvia Caceres:

    We believe that this is a step forward to reinforce the dissuasive capacity that the labor inspectorate must exert for employers who deliberately and irresponsibly breach their obligations and affect the health of our workers.

  2. Marco Ramadori:

    The class action law in Italy is a swindle and has nothing to do with the real class action (cases) that you see in the United States, which, first and foremost, inflict punitive damages that have a concrete dissuasive effect.


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