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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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 For those unconvinced by fancy maths, the basic statistics also look worrying. The Economist, "A lawsuit reveals how peculiar Harvard’s definition of merit is," 21 June 2018 His lectures probably didn’t attract many people, and he was heckled by audience members who were unconvinced by his critique of the Newtonian system, Reid wrote. Courtesy David Rumsey Map Collection, National Geographic, "How an Obscure Religious Sect Mapped the Cosmos," 8 May 2018 Others were also unconvinced by the backlash that occurred on social media after the event. NBC News, "Comedian Michelle Wolf sparks fury, debate with roast at correspondents' dinner," 29 Apr. 2018 The process has divided senior executives and left investors unconvinced. Jenny Strasburg, WSJ, "Deutsche Bank Confirms Thousands of Job Cuts," 24 May 2018 Nick Pope When Tom Heaton left the field against Crystal Palace with a dislocated shoulder back in September, many inside Turf Moor were left unconvinced by his inexperienced replacement. SI.com, "Premier League Overachievers: The 2017-18 Over-Performing XI," 16 May 2018

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1675, in the meaning defined above

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