disenchanting disillusioning
convincing convincing adj. causing one to believe the truth of something; having the power to influence or convince; cogent; -- of evidence or testimony; as, a convincing manner. Opposite of {unconvincing}.

Note: [Narrower terms: {disenchanting, disillusioning}] [Also See: {persuasive}.]

Syn: cogent, potent. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • disenchanting — adj. freeing from illusion, credulity, overoptimism, or false belief. Syn: disillusioning. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disillusioning — adj. freeing from illusion or false belief. Syn: disenchanting. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disillusioning — adjective freeing from illusion or false belief (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑disenchanting • Similar to: ↑convincing * * * disillusioning adj [more disillusioning; most disillusioning] a very disillusioning experience • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • disenchanting — adjective freeing from illusion or false belief • Syn: ↑disillusioning • Similar to: ↑convincing …   Useful english dictionary

  • convincing — adj. causing one to believe the truth of something; having the power to influence or convince; cogent; of evidence or testimony; as, a convincing manner. Opposite of {unconvincing}. Note: [Narrower terms: {disenchanting, disillusioning}] [Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enlightening — Synonyms and related words: advisory, allegorizing, annotative, autodidactic, brightening, broadening, clarifying, coeducational, communicative, critical, cultural, demonstrative, demythologizing, didactic, disabusing, disciplinary, disenchanting …   Moby Thesaurus

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