Meaning of “convinced” in the English Dictionary

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"convinced" in British English

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uk /kənˈvɪnst/ us /kənˈvɪnst/

B2 certain:

My boyfriend says I'd like going on a camping trip, but I'm not convinced.
[ + (that) ] I'm convinced (that) she is lying.

certain of your beliefs:

a convinced Christian/atheist
a convinced socialist

More examples

  • "He says he's doing it for our benefit." "Hmm, I'm still not convinced."
  • Her husband was not convinced by her argument that they needed a bigger house.
  • I'm convinced he's a mutant - he's not a bit like the rest of our family!
  • He started feeling paranoid and was convinced his boss was going to fire him.
  • He seemed convinced that the US would prosecute the war to its end.

(Definition of “convinced” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)