Etymology
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dissuasive (adj.)

"tending to divert from a purpose," c. 1600, from Latin dissuas-, past-participle stem of dissuadere "to advise against, oppose by argument" (see dissuade) + -ive. Related: Dissuasively; dissuasiveness.

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Definitions of dissuasive

dissuasive (adj.)
deterring from action;
dissuasive advice
made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand
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