convincing Definition

  • 1able to persuade someone to believe that something is true or to act
  • 2appearing to be true or real

Using convincing: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "convincing" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    Her argument was very convincing, and I agreed with her.

  • Example

    The actor gave a convincing performance as the villain.

  • Example

    The evidence presented in court was not convincing enough to prove his guilt.

  • Example

    The sales pitch was so convincing that I ended up buying the product.

convincing Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with convincing

  • the ability to persuade or convince others


    His convincing power was evident in the way he convinced the investors to fund his startup.

  • a victory that is achieved with a large margin and leaves no doubt about the winner


    The team's convincing victory in the final match earned them the championship title.

  • evidence that is strong and compelling enough to prove something beyond doubt


    The prosecution presented convincing evidence that the defendant was guilty of the crime.


Summary: convincing in Brief

The term 'convincing' [kənˈvɪnsɪŋ] describes something that is able to persuade someone to believe that something is true or to act. It can also refer to something that appears to be true or real. Examples include 'Her argument was very convincing,' and 'The actor gave a convincing performance.' Phrases like 'convincing power' and 'convincing victory' denote the ability to persuade and a clear win, respectively.

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