Definition of Persuasion:

  1. Process aimed at changing a persons (or a groups) attitude or behavior toward some event, idea, object, or other person(s), by using written or spoken words to convey information, feelings, or reasoning, or a combination of them.

  2. A belief or set of beliefs, especially religious or political ones.

  3. The action or fact of persuading someone or of being persuaded to do or believe something.

Synonyms of Persuasion

Coaxing, Persuading, Coercion, Inducement, Convincing, Blandishment, Encouragement, Urging, Prompting, Inveiglement, Temptation, Cajolery, Enticement, Wheedling, Pressure, Moral pressure, Belief, Opinion, Conviction, Faith, Certainty, Certitude, View, Adherents, Affiliation, Allurement, Ascendancy, Authority, Belief, Bias, Blandishment, Blood, Body, Branch, Brand, Breed, Cajolement, Cajolery, Cast, Character, Charisma, Charm, Church, Clan, Class, Clout, Coaxing, Color, Communion, Community, Confession, Connection, Conning, Consequence, Control, Conversion, Conviction, Credit, Creed, Cult, Denomination, Description, Designation, Disciples, Division, Dominance, Domination, Effect, Eminence, Enchantment, Engagement, Enlistment, Esteem, Evangelization, Exhortation, Exhorting, Eye, Faction, Faith, Favor, Feather, Feeling, Fellowship, Fixed opinion, Followers, Force, Form, Genre, Genus, Good feeling, Grain, Group, Hold, Hortation, Ilk, Implicit belief, Importance, Incidental power, Inducement, Inducing, Influence, Influencing, Influentiality, Insinuation, Ism, Jawboning, Kidney, Kin, Kind, Label, Leadership, Leverage, Line, Lobbying, Lot, Magnetism, Make, Manner, Mark, Mastery, Mature judgment, Mind, Mold, Moment, Nature, Number, Offshoot, Opinion, Order, Organization, Partiality, Party, Personality, Persuading, Phylum, Potency, Power, Preaching, Preachment, Predilection, Predominance, Prejudice, Preponderance, Prepossession, Pressure, Prestige, Proselytism, Proselytization, Purchase, Race, Reign, Religion, Religious order, Repute, Rule, Sales talk, Salesmanship, Say, Schism, School, School of thought, Sect, Sectarism, Segment, Selling, Sentiment, Settled judgment, Shape, Snow job, Society, Soft soap, Solicitation, Sort, Species, Stamp, Staunch belief, Steadfast faith, Strain, Stripe, Style, Suasion, Subtle influence, Suggestion, Supremacy, Sway, Sweet talk, The like of, The likes of, Tribe, Type, Unshaken confidence, Upper hand, Variety, Version, View, Weight, Wheedling, Whip hand, Working on

How to use Persuasion in a sentence?

  1. The salesman was trying to use persuasion to get the customer to sign on to the monthly subscription magazine he was trying to sell.
  2. Monica needed plenty of persuasion before she actually left.
  3. Roger was a skilled car salesman and his gentle art of persuasion could put almost anyone behind the wheel of a new vehicle.
  4. Writers of all political persuasions.
  5. He was blessed with the gift of persuasion and could pretty much convince anybody of almost anything with very little effort.

Meaning of Persuasion & Persuasion Definition