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Definition of the noun suasion
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noun - plural: suasions
- the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- synonym of suasion: persuasion
- more generic words: communicating / communication = the activity of communicating
- more specific terms:
- line = persuasive but insincere talk that is usually intended to deceive or impress
- arm-twisting = persuasion by the use of direct personal pressure
- electioneering / bell ringing / canvassing = persuasion of voters in a political campaign
- exhortation / incitement = the act of exhorting
- proselytism = the practice of proselytizing
- sloganeering = persuasion by means of empty slogans
- suggestion / prompting = persuasion formulated as a suggestion
- artillery / weapon = a means of persuading or arguing
Alternative definition of the noun suasion
- The act of urging or influencing; persuasion.
- synonym: suasiveness
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Sustainability and Policy (1995)
Limits to Economics by Michael Common
Regulation, taxation and tradeable permits Whereas moral suasion is a broad brush ...
A Quantitative Introduction by Piotr Staszkiewicz, Lucia Staszkiewicz
Moral suasion is the use of a central bank's persuasive power to influence market behavior. It is often transmitted through the personality of a bank's chairman and executive directors. Typical characteristics of central banks are the following: 1.
Business and Society (2017)
Ethics, Sustainability and Stakeholder Management by Archie Carroll, Jill Brown, Ann Buchholtz
Finally, moral suasion is a tool of government. This refers to the government's attempts to ...
by Alliance of the Reformed Churches Throughout the World Holding the Presbyterian System. General Council
Moral suasion is a minister 90 Fifth General Council.
Proceedings of the (Ecumenical Methodist Conference, Held in City Road Chapel, London, September, 1881 (1881)
It is often objected that this matter ought to be treated from the moral standpoint, and that moral suasion is the principle to act upon, as if in seeking for prohibition we denied that, ...
Social, Cultural, and Historical Perspectives by Scott C. Martin
Moral suasion refers to a method for influencing behavior that uses argument, example, and exhortation, and appeals to virtue rather than coercion or law. Moral suasion appeals to an individual's or group's supposedly innate sense of morality ...
From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass Three-volume Set by Paul Finkelman
Moral suasion was a nonviolent means of abolition that reached its height between 1830 and 1840 with the formation of...
With roots in the Enlightenment, moral suasion aimed to abolish slavery by appealing to the consciences of slavery's ...
A Historical Encyclopedia by David M. Fahey, Jon S. Miller
Stemming from a larger tradition of voluntarism in Anglo-American reform, moral suasion assumed that bad or undesirable...
by Donald Rutherford
suasion. (E5). A method the BANK OF ENGLAND uses to control commercial.
by Gambhir Bhatta
A related concept is moral suasion, which refers to a situation where the government tries to persuade a particular form of action by giving strong arguments in its favor (for example, in encouraging community action against a social ill, such as ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
suasion, sua- But thei had by the subtill suasion of the deuill, broken the thirde commaundemet in tasting the forboden frnyte. Sir Thomas More. H'orkes, fol. 157. Now as God [tempts only by exploration and trial, so the devil always tempts ...
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; or, universal dictionary of knowledge, on an original plan: comprising the twofold advantage of a philosophical and an alphabetical arrangement, with appropriate engravings (1845)
Edited by Edw. Smedley, Hugh Jam. Rose, and H. John Rose. (Text: voll. XXVI. Plates: voll. III. Index
J ' J < *, But thei had by the subtill suasion of the deuill, broken the thirde commaundemet in tasting the forboden fruyte. Sir Thomas More. Workes, fol. 157. Now as God [tempts only by exploration and trial, so the devil always tempts ...
SUASION. SUBJECTIVE. Suasion, (swft'shun) n. [L. *w rutin, from madere, tuasttm, to advise, persuade.] Act of persuading ;— persuading influence ; enticement ; inducement. Suaaivc, (swi'siv) a. Having power to persuade ; influencing the ...
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Scrabble value of S1U1A1S1I1O1N1
The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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