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convincing

[ kuhn-vin-sing ]
/ kənˈvɪn sɪŋ /
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adjective
persuading or assuring by argument or evidence: They gave a convincing demonstration of the car's safety features.
appearing worthy of belief; plausible: The excuse was not convincing.
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Origin of convincing

First recorded in 1605–15; convince + -ing2

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British Dictionary definitions for convincing

convincing
/ (kənˈvɪnsɪŋ) /

adjective
credible or plausible
mainly law persuading by evidence or argument

Derived forms of convincing

convincingly, adverbconvincingness, noun
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