adjective con·vinc·ing \kən-ˈvin(t)-siŋ\

: causing someone to believe that something is true or certain

of a victory : easily achieved : clearly showing that one person or team is better than the other

Full Definition of CONVINCING

:  satisfying or assuring by argument or proof <a convincing test of a new product>
:  having power to convince of the truth, rightness, or reality of something :  plausible <told a convincing story>
con·vinc·ing·ly \-siŋ-lē\ adverb
con·vinc·ing·ness noun

Examples of CONVINCING

  1. Your argument isn't very convincing.
  2. They make a convincing case for reform.
  3. There is no convincing evidence to support his theory.

First Known Use of CONVINCING



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