Definition of suasory in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsweɪs(ə)ri/


Effective at persuading someone to do something.
Example sentences
  • In most cases, audiences recognize that arguments, reasons, and suasory efforts are being directed at them.
  • What theologians do is create a new suasory language for theological discourse.
  • Structural patterns in linguistic and thematic features can contribute to the suasory force of a discourse.


Late 16th century: from Latin suasorius, from the verb suadere (see suasion).

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