unconvinced

adjective
un·​con·​vinced | \ ˌən-kən-ˈvin(t)st \

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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But President Xi Jinpingseems unconvinced that deep-seated, market-friendly reforms are necessary. Nathaniel Taplin, WSJ, "How China’s SOEs Squeeze Private Firms," 7 Feb. 2019 Some scientists, like Robert Geller, a seismologist at the University of Tokyo, are unconvinced that AI will improve earthquake forecasts. Cade Metz, The Seattle Times, "The next Big One? Earthquake scientists look to AI.," 26 Oct. 2018 Some money managers remained unconvinced that trade frictions have eased substantially after Mr. Trump said Monday that Canada would be severed from the North American trade area if necessary. Allison Prang, WSJ, "Stocks Get Small Boost From Trade Deal," 28 Aug. 2018 Researchers have been unconvinced of the importance. Cathleen O'grady, Ars Technica, "Social science has a complicated, infinitely tricky replication crisis," 28 Aug. 2018 Delegates at the meeting, both from the Gulf block and outside, were unconvinced. Benoit Faucon, WSJ, "Pressed by Trump, OPEC Fears Oil Glut’s Return," 25 Sep. 2018 Shares in Takeda closed 7 percent lower, with investors seemingly unconvinced about the wisdom of the bid. Bloomberg.com, "Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day," 25 Apr. 2018 Karius has improved since Klopp made him first choice at Anfield ahead of Simon Mignolet, but some remain unconvinced, while reports have suggested that the Reds want a more reliable goalkeeper who can be their regular number one for years to come. SI.com, "Report Claims Jurgen Klopp Met With Super Agent Mino Raiola to Discuss Two Transfer Targets," 17 May 2018 Manchester United are reportedly still keen on signing a striker this summer as manager Jose Mourinho looks to provide more reliable support for Romelu Lukaku after seemingly remaining unconvinced by Marcus Rashford's short-term potential. SI.com, "Man Utd Chasing New Striker With Jose Mourinho Still Not Convinced by Marcus Rashford," 2 July 2018

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1675, in the meaning defined above

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unconvinced

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unconvinced

: not completely sure or certain about something : not convinced

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