verb (used with object), per·suad·ed, per·suad·ing.
- persson, göran,
Origin of persuade
Examples from the Web for unpersuaded
Dr. Sevier thrust his pocket-book back into its place, compressing his lips and giving his head an unpersuaded jerk.Dr. Sevier|George W. Cable
verb (tr; may take a clause as object or an infinitive)
Word Origin for persuade
1510s, from Middle French persuader (14c.), from Latin persuadere "to bring over by talking," (see persuasion). Related: Persuaded; persuading.