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 Even though the principal at Dana Middle has said the pacing of the honors program has not slowed compared to its predecessor, some parents like Scotten remain unconvinced. Kristen Taketa, San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 May 2022 But Collins’s persistence, even in the face of distrust and disrespect, felt like a lesson—not about medicine or science, but about listening to and engaging with people who, for one reason or another, remain unconvinced. Dhruv Khullar, The New Yorker, 7 Apr. 2022 Volodymyr Shklyaruk, 31, and wife Ilona, 32, remained unconvinced. Los Angeles Times, 14 Mar. 2022 Some Republicans, though, remained unconvinced, calling the legislation a bailout for the Postal Service that would shift financial burdens to taxpayers and onto Medicare. Washington Post, 8 Mar. 2022 Some of those experts remained unconvinced by the new data. Apoorva Mandavilli, New York Times, 21 Jan. 2022 However, members of the CTU remained unconvinced about the measures, calling for either universal PCR testing for all students and staff members or a two-week transition to remote classes. Siladitya Ray, Forbes, 5 Jan. 2022 But the star Wizards guard remains unconvinced, and on the opposite coast, so does a key member of the Warriors. Mike Finger, San Antonio Express-News, 27 Sep. 2021 De Niro remains unconvinced because the country is just too perfect and the people too nice for an actor who has built his reputation in roles playing someone not so nice. Duncan Madden, Forbes, 10 May 2021 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 27 Jun. 2022.

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