[ UK /kənvˈɪnsɪŋ/ ]
[ US /kənˈvɪnsɪŋ/ ]
  1. causing one to believe the truth of something
    a convincing story
    a convincing manner
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How To Use convincing In A Sentence

  • Anything less than a convincing victory by Graham Taylor's team will undermine their chances of qualifying from Group 2.
  • In front of Titian's Diana and Actaeon in 2008, he explained: "When something is really convincing, I don't think about how it was done, I think about the effect on me. Lucian Freud obituary
  • At the back door, out of inexorable necessity, in developed and convincingness and sincerity laid down by all authorities on the art of the short story. Confession
  • Owen had a much more convincing penalty appeal just before half-time, but Andreas Dober somehow got away with a blatant, over-the-top foul.
  • Improbably yet convincingly, the film ends on an optimistic note.
  • What he is saying may make some sense to pointy heads, but to many it will seem unconvincing and vague. Times, Sunday Times
  • His denial of responsibility for the accident was unconvincing.
  • It is true that this explanation of the bright, conspicuous colours is only a hypothesis, but its foundations -- unpalatableness, and the liability of other butterflies to be eaten, -- are certain, and its consequences -- the existence of mimetic palatable forms -- conform it in the most convincing manner. Evolution in Modern Thought
  • The proletariat is also quite good at convincing each other that communism is a good idea. Animal Farm Character Profiles
  • Effective in their appeal to the general reader, they are less convincing at the level of specialist argumentation.
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