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Dissuading definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISSUADING, ppr. Exhorting against; attempting, by advice, to divert from a purpose.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Dissuade Dis*suade", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dissuaded; p. pr. & vb. n. Dissuading.] [L. dissuadere, dissuasum; dis- + suadere to advise, persuade: cf. F. dissuader. See Suasion.] 1. To advise or exhort against; to try to persuade (one from a course). [Obsolescent] Mr. Burchell, on the contrary, dissuaded her with great ardor: and I stood neuter. --Goldsmith. War, therefore, open or concealed, alike My voice dissuades. --Milton. 2. To divert by persuasion; to turn from a purpose by reasons or motives; -- with from; as, I could not dissuade him from his purpose. I have tried what is possible to dissuade him. --Mad. D' Arblay.




 


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