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Definition of "dissuaded" [dissuaded]

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

Use "dissuaded" in a sentence
  • "[Updated 4/24/08: I've posted some counter-arguments to claims that e-mail must be hyphenated, in case you happen upon somebody who can't be dissuaded from the position that this does matter.]"
  • "Mice that couldn't be dissuaded from the object of their attention by a piece of sweet, crunchy cereal may help researchers find new treatments and cures for human disorders like autism and Parkinson's disease."
  • "No one realized that more than the king himself, who suffered much distress for his victim, and was with difficulty dissuaded from the abdication of his throne."