Word usage examples
She had often seen men outside the Surratt boarding house lately, men who busied themselves in unpersuasive activities when she passed them.
Dylan stood frozen in his stupid backpack and unpersuasive Pro Keds in the innocent afternoon, his arms numb, blinking his eyes at Mingus.
As the sequence proceeds, there is a greater sense of honesty and lucidity, a sharper awareness of the risks of living in a changing world, but if we concentrate on Mathieu, Gomez and Brunet in their public or political roles, we are struck by the ultimately unpersuasive character of all their modes of commitment.
Though an inference of guilt can sometimes be drawn from the face of an inconsistent and unpersuasive decision, an inference of innocence can never be drawn from the face of an opinion alone, regardless of how brilliant or consistent it may be.
Does he care to say what is unpersuasive about the evidence adduced by so many historians and participants, from the hawkish Bundy and Haldeman to the more skeptical Clark Clifford?
When every speaker on a broadcast has the presence of a Winston Churchill or a Martin Luther King, we’ll begin to regard ordinary people, with their average use of paralinguistic cues, as bland and unpersuasive.
His smile was not unpersonable, but it was social, or conversational, and related back, however indirectly, to his own ego.
Through the simple expedient of standing bets for future racing authorities while they were still young enough to be foolish, he remained unpersecuted by them once they reached status and power.
The winner would be he whose incantation was the most perfect and the most unpermissive of other sounds.
In his cell, the wretch howled over the unperforming weakness of his hand, which had not only failed to secure him his victim, but had left him without the ability to defeat his doom.