persuasion etymology

English word persuasion comes from Latin persuadeo, Latin suadeo, French suadere, and later Latin suasum (A persuasive voice A dirty grey color.)

Detailed word origin of persuasion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
persuadeo Latin (lat) (with dative) I persuade, convince.. I prevail upon, persuade or induce to do something.
suadeo Latin (lat) I advocate, promote, support, recommend.. I recommend, advise.. I urge, exhort; I suade, persuade.
suadere French (fra)
suasum Latin (lat) A persuasive voice A dirty grey color.
persuadere French (fra)
persuadere Latin (lat)
persuasio Latin (lat) Persuasion (act of).
persuasion English (eng) (colloquial, or, jocular) Any group having a specified characteristic or attribute in common. [from 19th c.]. A specified religious adherence, a creed; any school of thought or ideology. [from 17th c.]. A strongly held conviction, opinion or belief. [from 16th c.]. An argument or other statement intended to influence one's opinions or beliefs; a way of persuading someone. [from 14th c.]. [...]

Words with the same origin as persuasion

Descendants of persuadeo
persuade persuasive