- to persuade (a person) against his or her inclination or intention: By threats and taunts they had overpersuaded him to steal the car.
- to win or bring over by persuasion.
Origin of overpersuade
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Examples from the Web for overpersuade
It was a spontaneous throe of the imagination, which had force to overpersuade the organs of perception.
I am not sure that I do not now regret that I allowed my church-wardens to overpersuade me on this point.The Altar Steps
And Wulfhere and I tried a little to overpersuade her, but then a groom came to say that all was ready.A Thane of Wessex
Charles W. Whistler
- (tr) to persuade (someone) against his inclination or judgment
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