[ UK /ʌnkənvˈɪnsɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˌənkənˈvɪnsɪŋ/ ]
  1. not convincing
    as unconvincing as a forced smile
    a flimsy argument
  2. having a probability too low to inspire belief
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How To Use unconvincing In A Sentence

  • 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.
  • The script isn't believable, the characters are unconvincing and the plot is not entertaining. The Sun
  • You can believe this from his unconvincing performance.
  • Celtic lost to Basel in the Champions League, to Motherwell in the SPL, and were unconvincing last weekend against Hibs.
  • Mr Patel phoned the University for an explanation, and he was given the usual unconvincing excuses.
  • The former champion hurdler has something to prove after an unconvincing comeback win. Times, Sunday Times
  • Real's defence of the cup has so far been unconvincing, even in last week's defeat of the Russians, but they are in little danger of failing to qualify.
  • Your last argument about the wheat and the chaff is still unconvincing. Think Progress » CNN’s Kyra Phillips apologizes for hosting discredited ‘ex-gay’ guest: He wasn’t an ‘appropriate’ choice.
  • His left-leaning editorial cartoons were, by his own admission, shrill and unconvincing.
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