HyperDic: persuasion

English > 2 senses of the word persuasion:
NOUNcommunicationpersuasion, suasionthe act of persuading / persuading (or attempting to persuade / persuade)
cognitionpersuasion, opinion, sentiment, view, thoughta personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
persuasion > pronunciation
Soundsperswey'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > persuasion: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe act of persuading / persuading (or attempting to persuade / persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action.
Synonymsuasion
Narrowerarm-twistingpersuasion by the use of direct personal pressure
electioneering, bell ringing, canvassingpersuasion of voters in a political campaign
exhortation, incitementThe act of exhorting
linepersuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress
proselytismThe practice of proselytizing
sloganeeringpersuasion by means of empty slogans
suggestion, promptingpersuasion formulated as a suggestion
weapon, artilleryA means of persuading / persuading or arguing
Broadercommunication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
OppositedissuasionPersuading not to do or believe something
Spanishconvencimiento, persuasión
Catalanpersuasió
Verbspersuadecause somebody to adopt a certain position, belief, or course of action
English > persuasion: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.
Example "I am not of your persuasion"
Synonymsopinion, sentiment, view, thought
NarrowereyesOpinion or judgment
ideaA personal view
judgment, judgement, mindAn opinion formed by judging something
poleOne of two divergent or mutually exclusive opinions
politics, political sympathiesThe opinion you hold with respect to political questions
preconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notionAn opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
BroaderbeliefAny cognitive content held as true
Spanishapreciación, convencimiento, idea, opinión, parecer, punto de vista, visión
Catalanapreciació, convenciment, opinió, parer, punt de vista, sentiment, visió

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