Origin of persuasion
Related formspre·per·sua·sion, nounself-per·sua·sion, noun
Examples from the Web for persuasion
But Hollande was “insistent,” she writes, and “his strength of persuasion was nuclear.”Hell Hath No Fury Like Valerie Trierweiler, the French President’s Ex|Lizzie Crocker|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Further, creating models for persuasion is “incredibly hard.”Did a Flawed Computer Model Sabotage the Democrats?|Ben Jacobs|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
My mom stands there, unimpressed by my attempt at persuasion.
You might be surprised to hear that hidden in Tampa, Florida is a food oasis of the Cuban persuasion.
Yes, budgets may be statements of priorities, but in and of themselves they are not statements of persuasion.
After a great deal of trouble and persuasion, I prevailed upon Mr. F. Crockford to undertake it, and we made out the bill of fare.Soyer's Culinary Campaign|Alexis Soyer
One mode of persuasion their ingenuity has suggested, which it may, perhaps, be less easy to resist.The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 6|Samuel Johnson
There are thousands for whom a blow is a better thing than expostulation, persuasion, or any sort of kindness.A Rough Shaking|George MacDonald
He exerted all his art and persuasion with Edward to assert his title to the crown of France.
Then I am driven to an unpleasant line of persuasion, though very reluctantly.Amos Huntingdon|T.P. Wilson