Origin of dissuasion
Examples from the Web for dissuasion
This dissuasion only whetted the controversial appetite, and off set Philip with his Polyglot Bible under his arm.Perlycross|R. D. Blackmore
Both the pundit and his son had promised to undertake my dissuasion from the path of a sannyasi .Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
The queen, who had shared in the loot of a good many such expeditions, might have acquiesced but for Burghley's dissuasion.The Evolution of States|J. M. Robertson
He vouchsafed no explanation, and Clem, though heavy-hearted with anxiety, asked no questions and attempted no dissuasion.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
If you can discover legitimate means of dissuasion, it would be well to use them.The Patrician|John Galsworthy
early 15c., from Latin dissuasionem (nominative dissuasio) "an advice to the contrary," noun of action from past participle stem of dissuadere (see dissuade).