Definition of "cogency" []

  • The state of being cogent; the characteristic or quality of being reasonable and persuasive. (noun)

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Use "cogency" in a sentence
  • "Fforde's disregard for temporal paradox and cogency is uncommon but not unique."
  • "Arabic, on the other hand, the answer to the question, what is metrically long or short, is exceedingly simple, and flows with stringent cogency from the nature of the Arabic Alphabet."
  • "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."