Pronunciation of Persuasion
/pəswˈe͡ɪʒən/, /pəswˈeɪʒən/, /p_ə_s_w_ˈeɪ_ʒ_ə_n/
Synonyms for persuasion:
inducement, buyable, corruptible, Luring, religion, alluring, stimulus, payola, charmer, habit, blandish, soft soap, strong-arm, Enticer, voodoo, spellbind, brainwashing, Inveigling, indoctrination, Allurer, Boodle, come-hither, fillip, dragoon, certainty, Inveigler, lurer, prompting.
bewitching, inviting, purchasable, creed, tempt, dissuade, persuasive, encouragement, coax, hijack, seducer, bewitch, sect, wheedle, seductive, nourishment, seduce, payoff, cajole, enticing, tempter, convincing, blackjack, faith, deter, inveigle, cogent, venal, bribe, convince, induce, enthrall, witching, enchant, pressure.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
belief, religion (noun)
breed, species, line, style, make, taxonomy, phylum, rank, strain, designation, form, clan, class, step, mold, set, order, feather, series, people, kingdom, genus, grade, sort, ilk, genotype, denomination, race, classification, degree, label, stock, type, stripe, kind, stamp, brand, category, caste, level, Family, variety, grain.
influencing to do, believe (noun)
religious belief (noun)
school of thought (noun)
Usage examples for persuasion:
- The audience needs no persuasion to believe that a young man is eager to travel and go to Court. - "The Man Shakespeare", Frank Harris.
- And what I have to say must be said here to you personally, in the most intimate confidence, with the most urgent persuasion. - "Press Cuttings", George Bernard Shaw.
- Upon his gentle, loving persuasion, she has left her bed for the first time. - "Boris Lensky", Ossip Schubin.