overpersuasion
noun see overpersuade

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • overpersuasion — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: from overpersuade, after English persuade : persuasion : the act of overpersuading drank two glasses by his overpersuasion Samuel Richardson …   Useful english dictionary

  • overpersuasion — See overpersuade. * * * …   Universalium

  • overpersuade — overpersuasion, n. /oh veuhr peuhr swayd /, v.t., overpersuaded, overpersuading. 1. to persuade (a person) against his or her inclination or intention: By threats and taunts they had overpersuaded him to steal the car. 2. to win or bring over by… …   Universalium

  • overpersuade — transitive verb Date: 1624 to persuade to act contrary to one s conviction or preference • overpersuasion noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • moral coercion — Importunity or overpersuasion in stressing the necessity of action or inaction, sometimes amounting to undue influence. 25 Am J2d Dur § 36. A form of duress. 13 Am J2d Cane Inst § 28. Imposition, oppression, undue influence or the taking of undue …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • overpersuade — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: over (I) + persuade : to persuade to adopt one s side or view : bring over by persuasion overpersuaded her finally Manchester Guardian Weekly * * * overpersuasion, n. /oh veuhr peuhr swayd /, v.t.,… …   Useful english dictionary

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