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Capable or incapable of persuading someone - thesaurus

Synonyms

persuasive

adjective

good at making people agree to do or believe what you want them to

convincing

adjective

something that is convincing makes you believe that it is true or persuades you to do something

unconvincing

adjective

not capable of persuading you that something is true or right

smooth-talking

adjective

good at persuading people. This word shows that you do not trust people like this.

silver-tongued

adjective

good at talking to people in a way that will impress or persuade them

compelling

adjective

able to persuade someone to do something or persuade them that something is true

seductive

adjective

attractive and likely to persuade you to do something that may be harmful or wrong

believable

adjective

described in a way that makes you think something or someone could really exist.

carry conviction

to be capable of persuading someone that something is true or real

cut no ice/not cut any ice (with someone)

to fail to impress or influence someone

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convincing

adjective

someone who is convincing seems to be telling the truth or behaving in a natural way

forceful

adjective

clear and likely to persuade people

gain credence

if an idea gains credence, people become more likely to believe it

not carry conviction

if someone’s words, actions etc do not carry conviction, you do not believe that they are true or honest

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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