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Definition of "dissuading" [dissuading]

  • Present participle of dissuade. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dissuading" in a sentence
  • "If someone does have euthenasia, it should be after they succeed in dissuading their doctors, not because their doctors succeed in persuading them."
  • "(In fact the hotel owner, who survived the genocide, later acknowledged that phone calls from Washington played a key role in dissuading the killers from massacring the inhabitants of the hotel.)"
  • "I know first hand about the stupid social forces which often succeed in dissuading bright girls and boys from pursuing their childhood interest in geeky pursuits like science and maths, so it’s great to read ideas on how to let your kids know that geeky is ok."
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