Definition of convinced in English:



  • 1Completely certain about something.

    ‘she was not entirely convinced of the soundness of his motives’
    ‘I am convinced the war will be over in a matter of months’
    • ‘Maybe a lot of the public is not convinced of that yet, and it's not a conventional war.’
    • ‘He took with him messages of support from Andy's family and friends, who remain convinced of his innocence.’
    • ‘I am not at all convinced of their reasons for thinking this, but I'll come to that later.’
    • ‘Surprisingly, several of the undecided came away from Clarke's meeting convinced of his arguments.’
    • ‘Having taken health supplements as a competitive swimmer, Wilkie became convinced of their efficacy.’
    • ‘Many doctors are not convinced of a link between iron levels and heart disease in men.’
    • ‘Personally, I have never been fully convinced of his unmatchable badness.’
    • ‘Last I heard, his tragic wife, convinced of his innocence, was campaigning to clear his name.’
    • ‘It is available to all those who hear the new truth and feel inwardly convinced of its desirability.’
    • ‘We are proud of our high journalistic standards and we would not publish any story unless entirely convinced of its accuracy.’
    • ‘I am firmly convinced that the future of British politics lies in the hands of smaller parties - and lots of them.’
    • ‘Now they are firmly convinced of their truth, and most of them turn with hatred against any kind of personal property.’
    • ‘I know this sounds a very simplistic solution to a very complex issue, but I am convinced of its truth.’
    • ‘If the government is not convinced of the necessity of a project, then no money is granted.’
    • ‘Forces will not be committed to action if we are not convinced of their capability.’
    • ‘Having read many of Mr Brown's letters I am firmly convinced that he cares little for animal welfare.’
    • ‘Most of all, he remains touchingly convinced of his powers of persuasion.’
    • ‘These are powerful men convinced of their own entitlement to bounty and governance.’
    • ‘He is not convinced a truth commission could completely address this problem.’
    • ‘We were also convinced of the rightness of our cause and drawn into close bonds with each other and our allies.’
    certain, sure, confident, satisfied, free from doubt, assured, persuaded
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    1. 1.1 Firm in one's belief with regard to a particular cause or issue.
      ‘a convinced pacifist’
      • ‘The they had supported the Prague Spring in a convinced, brotherly, and firm manner.’
      • ‘A convinced anticlerical, he regarded all saints and visionaries as hysterics.’