He certainly does intend what he says as a dissuasive from a certain course of erroneous conduct.
A Tender Motive, a dissuasive from sin, a persuasive to yielding and to righteousness.
The meal was as dissuasive as the washing arrangements, and I was glad when the trumpet summoned us to coach.
Pink pushed his horse towards the edge of the crowd, but he was hailed with dissuasive cries.
From a safe distance on the running-board, he flourished this, whooping the while in a shrill and dissuasive manner.
These two are always joined together, and are a dissuasive from marrying a widow, because she is often involved in law suits.
There were dissuasive noises from the company, but no attempt at rescue.
And with rapidity and confusion, she poured out a multitude of dissuasive arguments, some contradicting the others.
There was no dissuasive would do; Uriah must be put upon a desperate service, where it was great odds if he survived it.
My exposition was intended to be dissuasive, and I think that Mr. Churchill was disappointed.