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Coercion vs. Persuasion

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Coercionnoun

(not countable) Actual or threatened force for the purpose of compelling action by another person; the act of coercing.

Persuasionnoun

The act of persuading, or trying to do so; the addressing of arguments to someone with the intention of changing their mind or convincing them of a certain point of view, course of action etc.

Coercionnoun

Use of physical or moral force to compel a person to do something, or to abstain from doing something, thereby depriving that person of the exercise of free will.

Persuasionnoun

An argument or other statement intended to influence one's opinions or beliefs; a way of persuading someone.

Coercionnoun

(countable) A specific instance of coercing.

Persuasionnoun

A strongly held conviction, opinion or belief.

‘It is his persuasion that abortion should never be condoned.’;

Coercionnoun

Conversion of a value of one data type to a value of another data type.

Persuasionnoun

One's ability or power to influence someone's opinions or feelings; persuasiveness.

Coercionnoun

The process by which the meaning of a word or other linguistic element is reinterpreted to match the grammatical context.

Persuasionnoun

A specified religious adherence, a creed; any school of thought or ideology.

Coercionnoun

The act or process of coercing.

Persuasionnoun

Another personal, animal or inanimate trait that is not (very) liable to be changed by persuasion, such as sex, gender, ethnicity, origin, profession or nature.

Coercionnoun

The application to another of either physical or moral force. When the force is physical, and cannot be resisted, then the act produced by it is a nullity, so far as concerns the party coerced. When the force is moral, then the act, though voidable, is imputable to the party doing it, unless he be so paralyzed by terror as to act convulsively. At the same time coercion is not negatived by the fact of submission under force. "Coactus volui" (I consented under compulsion) is the condition of mind which, when there is volition forced by coercion, annuls the result of such coercion.

Persuasionnoun

The act of persuading; the act of influencing the mind by arguments or reasons offered, or by anything that moves the mind or passions, or inclines the will to a determination.

‘For thou hast all the arts of fine persuasion.’;

Coercionnoun

the act of compelling by force of authority

Persuasionnoun

The state of being persuaded or convinced; settled opinion or conviction, which has been induced.

‘If the general persuasion of all men does so account it.’; ‘My firm persuasion is, at least sometimes,That Heaven will weigh man's virtues and his crimesWith nice attention.’;

Coercionnoun

using force to cause something;

‘though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game’; ‘they didn`t have to use coercion’;

Persuasionnoun

A creed or belief; a sect or party adhering to a certain creed or system of opinions; as, of the same persuasion; all persuasions are agreed.

‘Of whatever state or persuasion, religious or political.’;

Coercion

Coercion () is compelling a party to act in an involuntary manner by use of threats, including propaganda or force. It involves a set of various types of forceful actions that violate the free will of an individual to induce a desired response, for example: a bully demanding lunch money from a student or the student gets beaten.

Persuasionnoun

The power or quality of persuading; persuasiveness.

‘Is 't possible that my deserts to youCan lack persuasion?’;

Persuasionnoun

That which persuades; a persuasive.

Persuasionnoun

the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

Persuasionnoun

a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty;

‘my opinion differs from yours’; ‘what are your thoughts on Haiti?’;

Persuasionnoun

inducement to act by argument or reasoning or entreaty

Persuasion

Persuasion or persuasion arts is an umbrella term of influence. Persuasion can attempt to influence a person's beliefs, attitudes, intentions, motivations, or behaviors.Propaganda is a form of persuasion used to persuade a large audience using for the purposes of the individual or group producing the propaganda.

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