Definition of Convincing

1. Adjective. Causing one to believe the truth of something. "A convincing manner"




Definition of Convincing

1. Adjective. Effective as proof or evidence. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of convince) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Convincing

1. convince [v] - See also: convince

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Literary usage of Convincing

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... convincing to ... by convincing the ignorant part of it that I paid very little attention to their ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"Happily he did ultimately succeed in convincing the natives that his intentions were earnest and disinterested, and before his return north he did succeed ..."

3. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"After I had thus expounded these convincing arguments, together with many more of the same kind, which it would be tedious to set down here, the Duke shook ..."

4. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1920)
"Yet the complete picture of John Touchwood is fine, human and lovable—perhaps just because of its convincing defects. Doris Webb. intimate terms, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"There is no question but what the reported percentage of mortality is much lower than formerly, but such reports are not entirely convincing, partly because ..."

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