suasion

Definitions of suasion
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n the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

Synonyms:
persuasion
Antonyms:
dissuasion
persuading not to do or believe something; talking someone out of a belief or an intended course of action
Types:
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persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress
arm-twisting
persuasion by the use of direct personal pressure
bell ringing, canvassing, electioneering
persuasion of voters in a political campaign
exhortation, incitement
the act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion
proselytism
the practice of proselytizing
sloganeering
persuasion by means of empty slogans
prompting, suggestion
persuasion formulated as a suggestion
artillery, weapon
a means of persuading or arguing
pep talk
a speech of exhortation attempting to instill enthusiasm and determination in a team or staff
Type of:
communicating, communication
the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information

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