Definitions for: Dissuasion

[n] deterrence by argument or reasoning or entreaty
[n] persuasion not to do something; the act of talking someone out of an intended course of action
[n] a communication that dissuades you

Webster (1913) Definition: Dis*sua"sion, n. [L. dissuasio: cf. F. dissuasion.
See Dissuade.]
1. The act of dissuading; exhortation against a thing;

In spite of all the dissuasions of his friends.

2. A motive or consideration tending to dissuade; a

Antonyms: persuasion

See Also: deterrence, discouragement, expostulation, objection, persuasion, remonstrance, suasion

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