convinced convinced  /kən ˈvɪnst/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) persuaded of; very sure
  2. (adj) having a strong belief or conviction

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Lake is convinced that Hatfill must have an unimpeachable alibi or the FBI would have hauled him in months ago.
  2. Sample bleat post: I've never been convinced of the link between lather and shampoo-power.
  3. The French, convinced of their superiority, ignored his warning and suffered grievously as a result.

News

  1. "It's A Massacre" - Each Day 134 Retail Outlets Close In Italy

    If anyone is still not convinced that surging stock bourses in Europe are indicative of anything more than central bank liquidity, carry trade allocation and localized asset bubbles, we present a snapshot of what is actually happening on the ground via Italy's Ansa : " It's a massacre ," said Confesercenti President Marco Venturi. " Each day 134 shops, restaurants and bars close in recession-hit ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

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    Scott Gerber is convinced he’s found the perfect new home for his Tube Dudes to hang out. After six months on Main Street, Gerber moved his Tube Dude showroom to 26 N. Blvd. of the Presidents on St. Armands Circle.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Longboat Observer

  3. Small Business Week Special: What My Drycleaner Taught Me About Customer Service

    Several years ago I was convinced the only thing I needed to know about my drycleaner was how much it was going to cost to get my suits cleaned and my shirts pressed. That was before I met Penny.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. But the most telling aspect of what Woods said, and which leads one to believe he truly was sincere, was this: "I knew my actions were wrong, but I convinced myself that normal rules didn't apply. I never thought about who I was hurting. Instead, I...
    on Feb 20, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "I make this decision because I am convinced that our security is at stake in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This is the epicentre of the violent extremism practiced by al-Qaeda," Mr Obama said, unveiling his new strategy for turning around the war...
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Herald Sun

  3. "I am vetoing this bill because I have become convinced that this issue is of such significant societal importance that it deserves to be decided directly by all the people of Hawaii," Lingle said. "The subject of this legislation has touched...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Linda Lingle Source: CNN

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