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Meaning of "half-convinced" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HALF-CONVINCED

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HALF-CONVINCED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Half-Convinced is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES HALF-CONVINCED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of half-convinced in the English dictionary

The definition of half-convinced in the dictionary is not entirely convinced.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HALF-CONVINCED

half-caste
half-centuries
half-century
half-circle
half-clad
half-closed
half-cock
half-cocked
half-completed
half-concealed
half-conscious
half-cooked
half-covered
half-crazy
half-crown
half-cup bra
half-cut
half-day
half-dazed
half-dead

WORDS THAT END LIKE HALF-CONVINCED

advanced
balanced
convinced
disprinced
entranced
experienced
fenced
imbalanced
inexperienced
pronounced
silenced
unannounced
unbalanced
unconvinced
unexperienced
unfenced
uninfluenced
unsentenced
well-balanced
well-financed

Synonyms and antonyms of half-convinced in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «half-convinced» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HALF-CONVINCED

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The translations of half-convinced from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «half-convinced» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

半信服
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

medio - convencido
570 millions of speakers

English

half-convinced
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आधा आश्वस्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نصف مقتنع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

наполовину убежден,
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

meia - convencido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অর্ধ-প্রতীত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

demi- convaincu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Setengah yakin
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Halb überzeugt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハーフ確信
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

반 확신
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Setengah yakin
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nửa tin
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அரை நம்பினார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अर्धवट खात्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yarım ikna
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mezza convinto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pół przekonany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

наполовину переконаний ,
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

- jumătate convins
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μισό - πεπεισμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

half- oortuig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

halv övertygad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

halv overbevist
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of half-convinced

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HALF-CONVINCED»

The term «half-convinced» is normally little used and occupies the 149.755 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HALF-CONVINCED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about half-convinced

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HALF-CONVINCED»

Discover the use of half-convinced in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to half-convinced and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates During the ... Session of ...
But ifa cabinet were now to be formed by the pro~ posed union, like plus and minus in equations, the would destroy one another— one half etermined upon a erpetual exclusion of the Catholics, the other half convinced that to refuse their ...
Great Britain. Parliament, William Cobbett, 1812
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The Parliamentary Debates from the Year 1803 to the Present Time
But if a cabinet were now to be formed by the proposed union, like plus and minus in equations, they would destroy one another—* one half determined upon a perpetual exclusion of the Catholics, the other half convinced that to refuse their  ...
Great Britain. Parliament, 1812
3
The Parliamentary Debates (official Report[s]) ...
But ifa cabinet were now to be formed by the proposed union, like plus and minus in equations, they would destroy one another— one halfdetermined upon a perpetual exclusion of the Catholics, the other half convinced that to refuse their ...
Great Britain. Parliament, 1812
4
Sunday: Its Origin, History & Present Obligation
He was more than half convinced of the insufficiency of Paganism, and nearly half convinced of the truth of Christianity. He dared not however offend the Pagans, much as he wished to encourage the Christians, to whom he had already ...
James Augustus Hessey, 1866
5
The Literature of the Sabbath Question
He was more than half convinced of the insufficiency of Paganism, and nearly half convinced of the truth of Christianity. He dared not, however, offend the Pagans, much as he wished to encourage the Christians, to whom he had already ...
Robert Cox, 1865
6
The wife of Fitzalice, and the Caledonian siren
lamenlochy, half doubting, half convinced, advanced, and casting a vacant glance on the inanimate form before him, rushed from the chamber, overwhelmed with the horrors of remorse and conscious guilt. During the whole course of these ...
Marianne Breton, 1817
7
The House at Riverton: A Novel
She led the way from memory, half convinced she'd be unable to find it again. Half convinced the festival would have disappeared like a fairy ring in a children's tale. But soon enough the frenetic strains of the violin band, children's whistles, ...
Kate Morton, 2008
8
One Just Man
Most of the time. Surely, the charade cannot last forever. Sooner or later he will have to demonstrate to some medical upstart a correct procedure which will involve physical contact with a patient. Peter is half convinced that nothing will happen.
Stan I. S. Law, 2008
9
The Argosy
Sir Dene shook his head, only half convincedhalf convinced of the wedding project, not at all of the expediency of the selling-out — but his physical powers were unequal to maintain either passion or contention long. Dear Jarvey had ...
Mrs. Henry Wood, Charles William Wood, 1871
10
The Argosy
Sir Dene shook his head, only half convincedhalf convinced of the wedding project, not at all of the expediency of the selling-out— but his physical powers were unequal to maintain either passion or contention long. Dear Jarvey had quitted ...
‎1871

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HALF-CONVINCED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term half-convinced is used in the context of the following news items.
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Closing the Curtain on Couture Week
“I was only half-convinced in the beginning, because I had never done anything like it before, but I'm very content with the result. It's about 10 ... «WWD, Jul 15»
2
Najib may have lost the perception war
... and continuing with his missteps will only lead to a deepening cynicism among the rakyat, who are already at least half-convinced of his guilt. «Free Malaysia Today, Jul 15»
3
So, So Many Tears on My Pillow
Meanwhile, Kaitlyn is still half-convinced that he knows the truth about her intimate night with Nick. (Yes, because he totally seems like the type ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jun 15»
4
Jurassic World movie review: Despite the technology, animals lack …
... Owen is also working on a government project to try tame Velaciraptors to follow commands, an endeavour he remains half-convinced about. «The Indian Express, Jun 15»
5
D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die PC review – second premonition
... a special mention to David's bizarre Bostonian accent, which comes and goes with such regularity we became half-convinced that there were ... «Metro, Jun 15»
6
What the New York Times Wedding Announcements Taught Me …
The truth is that I'm still half-convinced we would have gotten in, even though our announcement would have read like a successful, smart man ... «Racked, Jun 15»
7
What Happened To Kansas City's Zambezi Zinger Rollercoaster?
In fact, I'm half-convinced one of the reasons the Zambezi was banished from Worlds of Fun was due to the uncomfortable intimacy it bred ... «KCUR, May 15»
8
Roger Goodell, Unplugged
I'm half-convinced he believes it too. busherbee 5pts. @QB2 The measure of a oligarchal puppet is a head made of quick-dry cement. «The MMQB, Mar 15»
9
#FoodieBandNames Is Trending On Twitter And It Is Absolutely …
At first I was half-convinced #FoodieBandNames was the work of @Midnight, which previously brought us the glory that was #CheeseSongs. «Bustle, Mar 15»
10
'Marvel's Agent Carter' Season Finale Recap: 'Valediction'
“I know, you missed me,” Stark (Dominic Cooper) quips to the SSR men holding him at gunpoint – remember, they're still half-convinced he's ... «Wall Street Journal, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Half-Convinced [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/half-convinced>. May 2020 ».
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