Persuasive meaning

pər-swā'sĭv, -zĭv
The definition of persuasive is someone or something with the power to convince.

An example of persuasive is an argument that changes someone's mind.

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Tending or having the power to persuade.

A persuasive argument.

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Having the power, or tending, to persuade.
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Origin of persuasive

  • From Medieval Latin persuasivus, from Latin past participle stem of persuadere + -ivus
    From Wiktionary