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

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Examples of unconvinced in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But some experts are unconvinced districts are tailoring their plans to heap intensive support on students who have been the most disengaged over the course of the pandemic. Editors, USA TODAY, 7 June 2021 Still unconvinced, Lewis pushed her PCP to issue a referral for a cardiologist. Stephanie Booth, Health.com, 7 June 2021 But some experts are unconvinced districts are tailoring their plans to heap intensive supports on students who have been the most disengaged over the course of the pandemic. Erin Richards, USA TODAY, 26 May 2021 For the uninitiated and the unconvinced, a little history: Our story starts in 1798, when Thomas Bruce, the 7th Lord of Elgin, decided to draw and take casts of sculptures decorating the Parthenon in Athens. Georgia Garvey, chicagotribune.com, 22 Mar. 2021 Speigel is unconvinced airline travel will recover swiftly. Gabrielle Russon, orlandosentinel.com, 14 Dec. 2020 Some leaders are unconvinced that public opinion has shifted enough to welcome people experiencing homelessness into more affluent parts of the city. Jessica Boehm, The Arizona Republic, 18 May 2021 Yet thousands of front-line workers remain unconvinced. Chris Serres, Star Tribune, 4 May 2021 Despite the strenuous efforts to give Mr. Biden an early plinth in the pantheon of great presidents, the American public seems unconvinced. Gerard Baker, WSJ, 26 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of unconvinced

1675, in the meaning defined above

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20 Jun 2021

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“Unconvinced.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unconvinced. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of unconvinced

: not completely sure or certain about something : not convinced

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