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conclusive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of conclusive

  1. 1 serving to put an end to all debate or questioning <the archeological discovery was conclusive proof that the Vikings had indeed settled in North America around 1000 a.d.> Synonyms absolute, clear, deciding, decisive, definitive, last Related Words determinate, determinative, dispositive, hands-down, inarguable, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, irrefutable, unanswerable, undebatable, undeniable, undisputable, unquestionable; unchallenged, uncontested, undisputed; unambiguous, unequivocal; certain, definite, positive, sure; cogent, compelling, convincing, persuasive, telling Near Antonyms debatable, disputable, doubtable, doubtful, moot, problematic (also problematical), questionable, refutable; ambiguous, equivocal; controversial, debated, disputed Antonyms inconclusive, indecisive, unclear

  2. 2 having the power to persuade <a conclusive argument for allowing the students to put on a play of their own choosing> Synonyms compelling, cogent, convincing, decisive, effective, forceful, persuasive, satisfying, strong, tellingRelated Words authoritative, definitive; sound, valid, well-founded; important, significant, weighty; material, pertinent, relevantNear Antonyms groundless, invalid, shaky, unfounded, unsound; inconsequential, insignificant, unimportant; immaterial, irrelevant; feeble, weakAntonyms inconclusive, indecisive, ineffective, uncompelling, unconvincing, unpersuasive





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