Suasive Sua"sive, a. Having power to persuade; persuasive; suasory. --South. ``Genial and suasive satire.'' --Earle. -- {Sua"sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • suasion — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin suasion , suasio, from suadēre to urge, persuade more at sweet Date: 14th century the act of influencing or persuading • suasive adjective • suasively adverb • suasiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • suasion — suasive /sway siv/, suasory /sway seuh ree/, adj. suasively, adv. suasiveness, n. /sway zheuhn/, n. 1. the act of advising, urging, or attempting to persuade; persuasion. 2. an instance of this; a persuasive effort. [1325 75; ME < L suasion (s.… …   Universalium

  • suasion — [swā′zhən] n. [ME < L suasio < suasus, pp. of suadere, to persuade: see SWEET] PERSUASION: now chiefly in moral suasion, the act of persuading by appealing to one s sense of morality suasive [swā′siv] adj. suasively adv. suasiveness n …   English World dictionary

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