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Definition of Suasiveness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Suasiveness
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1. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by American Committee of Revision (1881)
"... no one may delude you with per- 5 suasiveness of speech. For though I am absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, joying and beholding your ..."
2. The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1899)
"We have all felt the brazenness of words without emotion, the hollowness, the unaccountable unper- suasiveness, of eloquence behind which lies no Love. ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Two main views hold the field: one, which has found most favour in America, and is due chiefly to the labours and per- suasiveness of Professors Cope, FIG. ..."
4. Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham Lincoln, Daniel Fish (1905)
"suasiveness of speech, which is characteristic of his later and more celebrated utterances. In his gathered writings and addresses we find, indeed, ..."
5. The Fortnightly Review (1865)
"... unobtrusively upon the mind, and allows the thought to expand quietly like an opening flower. But the very suasiveness of harmonious writing needs ..."
6. Introduction to the Study of the Gospels by Brooke Foss Westcott (1882)
"suasiveness of His teaching; the growing consciousness of sin, the efficiency of His priestly intercession. In the Captivity. r .' . J ' * . r ? ..."