persuasion persuasion  /pər ˈsweɪ ʒən/


  1. (n) the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
  2. (n) a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty



  1. As lawyers, salesmen and politicians should know, persuasion is an art.
  2. As a generation grows up online, the tools of persuasion will have to be as measurable as the medium.
  3. By threat or persuasion, the 55th tries to instill its sense of fearlessness, and discipline, in the Afghan rank-and-file--and goes so far as to shoot those daring to retreat.


  1. New technology lends itself to last-minute gift ideas for golfing dads

    Golf courses throughout Greater Nashua will be littered with fathers on Sunday. Yes, it is a holiday for dads everywhere. Still, anyone paying attention to commercials or listening to watercooler talk at the office most likely comes away with the impression that Father’s Day was created especially for those patriarchs of the golfing persuasion. With that in mind, let’s help those searching for a ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Nashua Telegraph

  2. Letter: Dueling comics

    Brad Watson, Naples: Doonesbury makes people laugh, regardless of political persuasion. Mallard Fillmore deliberately attacks and makes folks either smugly self-satisfied or angry at the blatant omission of critical facts.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  3. The Four Elements Of Any Action, And How To Use Them In Your Online Marketing Initiative

    Marketing is the art of getting people to take a desired action. Common desired actions for online marketing include purchasing a product, donating money, sharing a link on Twitter, or signing up for an email list. Marketing shares this definition with the word ?persuasion? which, to a large extent, means that great marketers are masters of persuasion.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Forbes

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  1. "One thing I learned in my time in Iraq is that engagement can be extremely valuable in ending an insurgency. Sometimes persuasion and negotiation change minds," he said.
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Ryan Crocker Source: Arutz Sheva

  2. "Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance. ...... People in every country should be free to choose and live their faith based upon the persuasion of the mind, heart, and soul," Obama said in his major speech to the Muslim world at Cairo University.
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: United Press International

  3. William Hague, the Tory spokesman on foreign affairs, said: "Fair-minded people across politics, and people of no political persuasion at all, will see it as a deeply depressing sign of the priorities of Downing Street and of the British Government...
    on Apr 13, 2009 By: William Hague Source: The Canberra Times

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