adjective Date: 1674 incapable of being convinced

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  • Inconvincible — In con*vin ci*ble, a. [L. inconvincibilis. See {In } not, and {Convince}.] Not convincible; incapable of being convinced. [1913 Webster] None are so inconvincible as your half witted people. Gov. of the Tongue. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inconvincible — I adjective cynical, disbelieving, disposed to doubt, distrustful, doubtful doubting, dubious, given to suspicion, hard to convince, inclined to suspect, incredulous, indisposed to believe, questioning, skeptical, slow to believe, suspecting,… …   Law dictionary

  • inconvincible — [in΄kən vin′sə bəl] adj. [LL(Ec) inconvincibilis] that cannot be convinced …   English World dictionary

  • inconvincible — inconvincibility, n. inconvincibly, adv. /in keuhn vin seuh beuhl/, adj. not convincible; incapable of being convinced. [1665 75; IN 3 + CONVINCIBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • inconvincible — Synonyms and related words: cautious, disinclined to believe, disposed to doubt, guarded, hard of belief, impervious to persuasion, incredulous, leery, shy of belief, skeptical, suspecting, suspicious, unconvincible, uncredulous, unpersuadable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inconvincible — in·convincible …   English syllables

  • inconvincible — in•con•vin•ci•ble [[t]ˌɪn kənˈvɪn sə bəl[/t]] adj. incapable of being convinced • Etymology: 1665–75 in con•vin ci•bil′i•ty, n. in con•vin′ci•bly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • inconvincible — /ɪnkənˈvɪnsəbəl/ (say inkuhn vinsuhbuhl) adjective not convincible; incapable of being convinced. –inconvincibility /ˌɪnkənvɪnsəˈbɪləti/ (say .inkuhnvinsuh biluhtee), noun –inconvincibly, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • inconvincible — |in+ adjective Etymology: probably from Late Latin inconvincibilis, from Latin in in (I) + convincibilis able to be convinced, from Latin convincere to convince + ibilis ible more at convince : incapable of being convinced …   Useful english dictionary

  • cynical — I adjective acrimonious, apt to distrust, arrogant, caustic, cavalier, censorious, condemnatory, contemptuous, contumelious, critical, decrying, defamatory, defeatist, denunciatory, derisive, derogative, derogatory, despising, disapproving,… …   Law dictionary

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