- to move by argument or evidence to belief, agreement, consent, or a course of action: to convince a jury of his guilt; A test drive will convince you that this car handles well.
- to persuade; cajole: We finally convinced them to have dinner with us.
- Obsolete. to prove or find guilty.
- Obsolete. to overcome; vanquish.
Origin of convince
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Related Words for unconvincedunsatisfied, skeptical, quizzical, hesitant, suspicious, doubtful, unconvinced, mistrustful, dubious, incredulous, shaky, unclear, uncertain, indecisive, undecided, distrustful, tentative, unsettled, unsure, puzzled
Examples from the Web for unconvinced
Contemporary Examples of unconvinced
But Brinsley is unconvinced and the two trade terse responses.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish
December 22, 2014
A doctor told her once that she weighed 159 pounds and she was so unconvinced that she was sure it was a thyroid problem.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’
September 26, 2014
Correa, under international pressure, later pardoned Palacio, but the veteran journalist was unconvinced.Ecuador Needs U.S. Aid. Will They Risk It All with Snowden?
June 26, 2013
Unconvinced, the officer tried hauling her out of her seat, but Mrs. Anderson grabbed a strap and hung on.How a Racist Newspaper Defeated Lincoln in New York in the 1864 Election
May 2, 2013
The Russian border guards, knowing the game, were unconvinced and sent me to a side room for further interrogation.A Passover Thought: Remembering Soviet Oppression
March 25, 2013
Historical Examples of unconvinced
Garson, however, was unconvinced, notwithstanding his deference to the judgment of his leader.Within the Law
Still that unconvinced expression, and her face turned expectant to me.Green Mansions
W. H. Hudson
And if you reply 'Yes,' there will be a case for Euripides; for our tongue will be unconvinced, but not our mind.Theaetetus
Indeed, I was unconvinced that Robert Strickland did not share their illusion.The Moon and Sixpence
W. Somerset Maugham
“I know thou saidst so,” answered Abraham in an unconvinced tone.Earl Hubert's Daughter
Emily Sarah Holt
- not convinced or persuadedI remain unconvinced
- (may take a clause as object) to make (someone) agree, understand, or realize the truth or validity of something; persuade
- mainly US to persuade (someone) to do something
- to overcome
- to prove guilty