from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of persuasion.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Yet for a gang so caught up in persuasions and reversals, the dynamic seldom shifts from the same high, arid plain.

    George Bernard Shaw's 'Misalliance' misses the mark at Olney Theatre Center

  • “Trip to Asia—The Quest for Harmony”: A must-see for music lovers of all persuasions is Thomas Grube’s documentary of the mighty Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra’s symphonic trek through Asia.

    Current Movie Reviews, Independent Movies - Film Threat

  • What he hit on with this is a worry that affects urbanists of all persuasions, which is about the neo-Jeffersonian attack on cities from "greens" who often seem to want cities to go away, or to become unlike cities, even as current research has shown that dense cities use energy and other resources quite efficiently.

    Frank Gruber: Report From the Denver New Urbanism Congress, Part 2

  • Many of the short little commentaries are infected by the lazy trick of pundits of all persuasions, which is to pluck a tidbit of outrage from a news item—a welfare queen who cheats the system, the federal agency that spent $64,000 on remodeled washrooms—and use it as a basis for policymaking or as a whipping boy for the idiocy of government.

    American Sketches

  • Of course a few percent will likely be of all political persuasions, that is a truism, so logically correct as to not need to be stated in the company of people of normal intelligence .... question is, why make an argument about something not arguable?

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • "I think this, Van Ariens: Philadelphia may win the vote at this time; she has the numbers, and she has 'persuasions'; but look you!

    The Maid of Maiden Lane

  • Why not be a little more upfront about your political persuasions?

    NASA's New White House Liaison? - NASA Watch

  • My homepages on Facebook and Netflix only vaguely resemble yours because our interests and persuasions differ.

    Angie McQuaig: How To Hyper-Personalize Education

  • The latest NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll found that the impact of trade and outsourcing is one of the only issues on which Americans of different classes, occupations and political persuasions agree.

    Lori Wallach: Polls, Research Show Dems Can Win Talking Trade (GOP too)

  • He has been invited as one of several guests, from a variety of different political persuasions, to engage with a live, studio audience that will be closely following the election results and participating in an online-only discussion and debate to be moderated by David Muir and Facebook's Randi Zuckerberg on ABCNews. com and Facebook.

    Analyze this: ABC News clarifies Andrew Breitbart's role


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.