What are the opposite words for persuasion?

Antonyms for the word persuasion include dissuasion, deterrence, and discouragement. Dissuasion refers to the act of convincing someone not to do something or to change their opinion on a matter. Deterrence is the act of preventing someone from doing something through fear of consequences or punishment. Discouragement refers to the act of making someone feel disheartened or discouraged about doing something. Other antonyms for persuasion include fact, truth, and reality since persuasion often involves bending or altering the truth to convince someone to act or think in a certain way.

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