Definition of suasion in English:
noun[mass noun] formal
Persuasion as opposed to force or compulsion: the clearing banks found the use of both moral suasion and direct controls particularly irksome
More example sentences
- We wait like small children to see if an aging Ayatollah will decide to evict us by force or moral suasion.
- We of all people ought to be able to tell the difference between moral suasion and compulsion.
- The best we can do is to use moral suasion and seek to persuade the U.S. from its chosen path.
Definition of suasion in:
- US English dictionary
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