assuasive


assuasive

assuasive [uh-swey-siv] Word Origin See more synonyms for assuasive on Thesaurus.com adjective

  1. soothing; alleviative.

Origin of assuasive First recorded in 1700–10; as- + (per)suasive Related formsun·as·sua·sive, adjective Related Words for assuasive sympathetic, indulgent, compassionate, tolerant, benign, compliant, forgiving, satisfying, fair, solid, decent, gratifying, good, valid, adequate, suitable, tolerable, emollient, pianissimo, demulcent Word Origin and History for assuasive adj.

1708, probably from assume on model of persuasive, etc.

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