AskDefine | Define persuasiveness

Dictionary Definition

persuasiveness n : 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; "the strength of his argument settled the matter" [syn: strength] [ant: unpersuasiveness]

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  1. The capability of a person or argument to convince or persuade someone to accept a desired way of thinking.


capability to persuade
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