dissuasive

Definitions of dissuasive
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adj deterring from action

dissuasive advice”
“made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand”
Synonyms:
discouraging
depriving of confidence or hope or enthusiasm and hence often deterring action
admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning
serving to warn
discouraging
expressing disapproval
Antonyms:
persuasive
intended or having the power to induce action or belief
convincing
causing one to believe the truth of something
coaxing, ingratiatory
pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade
cogent, telling, weighty
powerfully persuasive
compelling
tending to persuade by forcefulness of argument
glib, glib-tongued, smooth-tongued
artfully persuasive in speech
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