Definition of convincing adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kənˈvɪnsɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//kənˈvɪnsɪŋ//
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that makes somebody believe that something is true a convincing argument/explanation/case She sounded very convincing to me (= I believed what she said). a convincing victory/win (= an easy one) opposite unconvincingExtra examples He was far from convincing as a leader. I found his argument pretty convincing. She produced a convincing enough performance as the wronged wife. A long, complicated excuse always sounds less convincing. Is there convincing evidence that the vaccine is effective? She sounded very convincing to me. This explanation is not entirely convincing.
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