Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Having power or tending to persuade.

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Usage examples "persuasive":

  1. But the persuasive sergeant came, by tap of drum enlisted, or formed lists of them, took heartily to drilling them; and he and you have made them this! - "In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out", Booth, William.
  2. The other is the mild, kindly, persuasive, patient, enduring, persistent, determined type of executive, who wins his success by attracting to himself the intense loyalty and devotion of his men. - "Analyzing Character", Katherine M. H. Blackford and Arthur Newcomb.
  3. Most Councils- on- World- Affairs presentations give persuasive internationalist propaganda. - "The Invisible Government", Dan Smoot.