assuasive [uh-swey-siv] Word Origin See more synonyms for assuasive on 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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