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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The state of being convincing or pertinent. The quality of being reasonable and correct.

Usage examples (39)
  • The cogency of the speaker was very compelling.
  • Noun : The cogency of the argument was irrefutable
  • Fforde's disregard for temporal paradox and cogency is uncommon but not unique.
  • It fell in well enough with that love of emotional issues, that want of soberness and want of cogency, which is so characteristic of modern philosophers. for more
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