un·​con·​vinced | \ ˌən-kən-ˈvin(t)st How to pronounce unconvinced (audio) \

Definition of unconvinced

: not brought to believe or accept something by argument : not convinced was unconvinced the business would succeed They remain unconvinced by her new evidence …— Michael Casey

Examples of unconvinced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Pryor appeared unconvinced that the evidence demonstrated the law was intentionally discriminatory, rattling off a series of findings in the case. Dara Kam, Orlando Sentinel, 16 Sep. 2022 Some members of the oversight committee that pushed for the environmental study after learning the site was once deemed so toxic that the state rejected using it for a prison remained unconvinced. Kaitlin Durbin, cleveland, 17 Aug. 2022 Many in Latvia remain unconvinced that Cukurs could have done the things he is said to have done. Tunku Varadarajan, WSJ, 19 Aug. 2022 Some Republicans remained unconvinced that Facebook isn't against them. Scott Wartman, The Enquirer, 10 June 2022 Suleika Soto, a parent, also remains unconvinced that metal detectors alone are the answer. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 20 May 2022 In spite of these appeals, organizers of Save MEC remain unconvinced that the new owners will be able to maintain the community spirit built over the company’s 49 years as a consumer cooperative. Andrew Weaver, Outside Online, 23 Sep. 2020 But at least one of those critics, Mr. Gunderson, is unconvinced. Ivan Penn, New York Times, 5 July 2022 While House Democrats lauded the measure as an immediate and safe way to ameliorate shortages, Republicans remained largely unconvinced of the bill’s effectiveness. Daedan Olander, The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of unconvinced

1675, in the meaning defined above

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“Unconvinced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconvinced. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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