Definition of Overpersuade

1. v. t. To persuade or influence against one's inclination or judgment.



Definition of Overpersuade

1. Verb. To win someone over through persuasion; to convince (someone) to do something against their own judgement or wishes. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overpersuade

1. [v -SUADED, -SUADING, -SUADES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overpersuade

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overpersuade (current term)
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Literary usage of Overpersuade

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1. Works of J. Fenimore Cooper by James Fenimore Cooper (1893)
"... reason and judgment might have shown me its truth : but it is so pleasant to think what we wish, and mankind so easily overpersuade us when we ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"... and fraudulently designing and intending to overreach his free win and choice, she continued to harass, threaten, annoy, and overpersuade him, ..."

3. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"... his friends are so engaged in the Exhibition, that he has held back this information and will set himself earnestly at work to overpersuade Sumner, who, ..."

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