- Antonyms of CONVINCE:
- deter, discourage, dissuade, hinder, hold back, repel, restrain, unsell.
- Examples of usage:
So Peter, irritated, set out to convince her.
"100%: The Story of a Patriot",Upton Sinclair.
But of course I can't expect to convince you of it; no one else could see it.
"Indian Summer",William D. Howells.
Let us suppose that we had known Jesus in the flesh, that we had learned to understand a little of the moral and spiritual beauty of the ideal revealed in His life, and that afterward we had seen Him die in blood and shame; I think it would have taken a good deal to convince us that evil had not gained the day.
"The New Theology",R. J. Campbell.
- So Peter, irritated, set out to convince her.
- unadulterated, unvarnished, antisentimental, cynical, hard-boiled.