Example sentences for: persuasive

How can you use “persuasive” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Most of us who were alive back then remember what the public LBJ sounded like--ponderous, faux-sincere, amazingly awkward for a man reputed to be one of the most persuasive politicians of the age.

  • It wasn't persuasive then, and I don't believe the Disney folks will find it rhetorically effective now.

  • If there is truth to the contention--Steiner is persuasive when he compares various fields and finds that only architecture and modern dance, those uniquely American triumphs, exhibit signs of life--his argument still feels more like animadversion than rigorous reflection.

  • Similarly, we have seen no persuasive evidence that al Qaeda funded itself by trading in African conflict diamonds.

  • Hardly more persuasive is F. Murray Abraham's line that "if farmers can be subsidized for not growing things, why can't artists be subsidized for producing?"

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