convincing

adj.
VERBS
be, look, seem, sound
find sth

I found his argument pretty convincing.

make sth

Details make your story more convincing.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
completely, thoroughly, totally, utterly
hardly, not altogether, not entirely, not wholly
far from, not remotely

He was far from convincing as a leader.

enough, sufficiently

She produced a convincing enough performance as the wronged wife.

Convincing is used with these nouns: ↑answer, ↑argument, ↑case, ↑demonstration, ↑evidence, ↑excuse, ↑explanation, ↑fashion, ↑imitation, ↑performance, ↑proof, ↑reason, ↑story, ↑victory, ↑win, ↑winner

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  • convincing — adj. causing one to believe the truth of something; having the power to influence or convince; cogent; of evidence or testimony; as, a convincing manner. Opposite of {unconvincing}. Note: [Narrower terms: {disenchanting, disillusioning}] [Also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convincing — I adjective absolute, ad persuadendum accommodatus, assured, assuring, attestable, authentic, believable, believed, believing, bona fide, categorical, certain, cogent, coherent, commanding, compelling, conclusive, confirmable, confirmatory,… …   Law dictionary

  • convincing — n. a successful persuasion. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • convincing — convincing; un·convincing; …   English syllables

  • convincing — compelling, telling, cogent, *valid, sound Analogous words: proving, demonstrating (see PROVE): persuading or persuasive, inducing (see corresponding verbs at INDUCE): forceful, forcible, potent, *powerful …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • convincing — [adj] persuasive acceptable, authentic, believeable, cogent, conclusive, credible, dependable, faithful, hopeful, impressive, incontrovertible, likely, moving, plausible, possible, powerful, presumable, probable, rational, reasonable, reliable,… …   New thesaurus

  • convincing — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to convince. 2) (of a victory or a winner) leaving no margin of doubt. DERIVATIVES convincingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • convincing — [kənvin′siŋ] adj. causing one to feel sure or to believe or agree; persuading as by evidence; cogent SYN. VALID convincingly adv …   English World dictionary

  • convincing */*/ — UK [kənˈvɪnsɪŋ] / US adjective 1) a) something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or persuades you to do something a convincing argument/explanation He will demand convincing evidence before he adopts a new theory. b) someone… …   English dictionary

  • convincing — con|vinc|ing [ kən vınsıŋ ] adjective ** 1. ) something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or persuades you to do something: He will demand convincing evidence before he adopts a new theory. a convincing argument/explanation a ) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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