dissuasively
adverb see dissuasive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dissuasively — Dissuasive Dis*sua sive, a. Tending to dissuade or divert from a measure or purpose; dehortatory; as, dissuasive advice. n. A dissuasive argument or counsel; dissuasion; dehortation. Prynne. {Dis*sua sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dissuasively — See dissuasive. * * * …   Universalium

  • dissuasively — adv. discouragingly, in a dissuasive manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dissuasively — dis·sua·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • dissuasively — adverb see dissuasive I * * * dissuāˈsively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑dissuade …   Useful english dictionary

  • dissuasive — dissuasively, adv. dissuasiveness, n. /di sway siv/, adj. tending or liable to dissuade. [1600 10; DISSUAS(ION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dissuasive — adjective Date: 1609 tending to dissuade < a dissuasive effect > • dissuasively adverb • dissuasiveness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discommend — verb /dɪskəˈmɛnd/ a) To show disapproval of something, find fault with. Savonarola discommends goats flesh, and so doth Bruerinus [...], calling it a filthy beast, and rammish [...]. b) To speak dissuasively of, to advise against. Ant: commend,… …   Wiktionary

  • fuck-off — adjective Dissuasively or intimidatingly large; massive. (Often used after big making it redundant) Obviously he didnt notice the fuck off sign telling him to use the detour …   Wiktionary

  • discouragingly — adv. dishearteningly; dissuasively; disapprovingly …   English contemporary dictionary

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