Dis*sua"sion (?), n. [L. dissuasio: cf. F. dissuasion. See Dissuade.]

1.

The act of dissuading; exhortation against a thing; dehortation.

In spite of all the dissuasions of his friends. Boyle.

2.

A motive or consideration tending to dissuade; a dissuasive.

 

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