What is the opposite of persuasive?

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Opposite of able to persuade or convince
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Opposite of having great impact or influence
“We would end up an impotent and uninfluential nation, just one voice among the many.”
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Opposite of fluent or persuasive in speaking or writing
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Opposite of behaving or done in a determined and forceful way
“His argument, both weak and unpersuasive, was met with silence from the audience.”
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Opposite of of, characterized by, or consisting of (incontrovertible) facts
“The proposal submitted to the board was not accepted with a number of questionable recommendations to be interrogated.”
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Opposite of conclusive or definitive
“She has given us an extremely vague description of the perpetrator, therefore, we cannot press charges.”
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Opposite of polite, elegant, and sophisticated in manner
“He was said to be boorish, unmannerly, argumentative, moody and addicted to reading, of all things.”
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Opposite of acting or tending to diminish or avoid conflict or hostility
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Opposite of having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently
“Howard tried to speak but all that came out was an inarticulate, squeaky gargle.”
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Opposite of providing or showing creative or spiritual inspiration
“The constant failures would ultimately prove to have a demotivating effect on his confidence.”
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Opposite of thought-provoking in nature
“Simon's dull perspective of the world would often lead to awkward social interactions.”
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Opposite of of or relating to an advertising promotion
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Opposite of providing inspiration
“We can barely remember what Joe was talking about during his largely uninspiring speech.”
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Opposite of convincing or effective
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Opposite of charming or attractive
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Opposite of serving as conclusive evidence of something
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Opposite of earnest and persistent in nature
“Complaints to the ministry have only resulted in casual attempts to solve the problem.”
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