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Synonyms for persuasion
pərˈsweɪ ʒənper·sua·sion

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Wiktionary

  1. persuasionnoun

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

  2. persuasionnoun

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

  3. persuasionnoun

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

  4. persuasionnoun

    It is his persuasion that abortion should never be condoned.

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

  5. persuasionnoun

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

  6. persuasionnoun

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

  7. persuasionnoun

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. persuasion

    Synonyms:
    conviction, inducement, creed, belief, opinion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. persuasion, suasionnoun

    the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

    Synonyms:
    thought, view, opinion, suasion, sentiment

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

  2. opinion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thoughtnoun

    a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty

    "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"

    Synonyms:
    idea, thinking, perspective, aspect, mentation, ruling, purview, cerebration, legal opinion, thought process, vista, view, survey, impression, thought, position, suasion, opinion, belief, prospect, scene, sentiment, panorama, eyeshot, horizon, judgment, judgement, sight, public opinion, notion, intellection, popular opinion, vox populi, feeling

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. persuasionnoun

    Synonyms:
    influence, inducement, incitement, suasion, bringing over

  2. persuasionnoun

    Synonyms:
    conviction, creed, belief, doctrine, tenet, dogma, way of thinking

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. persuasionnoun

    Synonyms:
    inducement, suasion, incitement, creed, belief

    Antonyms:
    dissuasion, coercion, constraint

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "persuasion":

    suasion, persuasive, persuasiveness, conviction, belief, lobbying

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How to use persuasion in a sentence?

  1. Aeschylus:

    Of all the Gods, Death only craves not gifts: Nor sacrifice, nor yet drink-offering poured Avails; no altars hath he, nor is soothed By hymns of praise. From him alone of all The powers of Heaven Persuasion holds aloof.

  2. Thich Tinh Giac:

    This year, due to COVID, there are fewer people releasing fish here, but there is a major change in attitude towards plastic bags, after years of persuasion, now they don’t throw the plastic bags into the water anymore but collect them to be recycled.

  3. Army Col. Robert Maginnis:

    Political appointees have a lot of political persuasion, they are essentially political animals kowtowing to their political masters who have an agenda.

  4. Kristen Waggoner:

    My hot take: Good lawyers win with civility persuasion, not physical intimidation and threats of violence. We aren’t afraid to engage with people and ideas we disagree with. Apparently many of the students missed this lesson.

  5. Gavin Newsom:

    It's about boots on the ground, door knocking. It's about text messaging, it's not a persuasion campaign. I mean, you'll still find people that may be on the fence, but it's really about turnout. Labor knows how to turn out.


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