Definition of Dissuasion
the process of trying to convince someone not to do something
Examples of Dissuasion in a sentence
Sometimes, the dissuasion of a police officer is all it takes to convince someone not to take their own life as they stand on the edge of a bridge.
Ever the reasonable one, Alice’s attempt at dissuasion was still not enough to stop her brother from riding a shopping cart down a steep hill.
Jacob is often referred to as the king of dissuasion, due to his ability to talk his friends out of doing stupid things.
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