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- n. The state or quality of being convincing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The power of convincing, or the quality of being convincing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The power of convincing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the power of argument or evidence to cause belief
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It is true that intuition has a convincingness which is lacking to intellect: while it is present, it is almost impossible to doubt its truth.
He cannot be unreal -- the "convincingness" of his most sordid as of his most splendid passages; of his most fantastic
If this Cathedral had existed tor five centuries instead of "two decades, would it have gathered a kind of convincingness with the scratches of feet and the erosion of weather?
At the back door, out of inexorable necessity, in developed and convincingness and sincerity laid down by all authorities on the art of the short story.
"It's my property," the latter asserted with an air of legal convincingness.
It almost seemed to the captain that the blissful moment had already arrived, such was the persuasive convincingness of McCoy.
In your opinion, where does FANL rank among other famous treatments of anarcho-capitalism in terms of the convincingness of the text?
But while DH levels don't set a lower bound on the convincingness of a reply, they do set an upper bound.
Rudy Giuliani is in as much denial about his chance to win the Republican nomination as he was about the convincingness of his mayor-era comb-over.
These states are not simply unpleasant sensations, for they bring "a feeling of coming from a deeper region and often have an appalling convincingness" (V, 136).