persuasive etymology

English word persuasive comes from Latin persuadere, Latin -ivus (Adjective suffix.)

Detailed word origin of persuasive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
persuadere Latin (lat)
-ivus Latin (lat) Adjective suffix.
persuasivus Malayalam (mal)
persuasif Middle French (frm)
persuasive English (eng) Able to persuade; convincing.

Words with the same origin as persuasive

Descendants of persuadere
persuade persuasion
Descendants of -ivus
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