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Definition of "cogent" []

  • Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning; convincing: a cogent argument. See Synonyms at valid. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cogent" in a sentence
  • "You speak with a clear voice and in cogent paragraphs, and make a great case for our progressive causes."
  • "Now that’s what I call a cogent argument reply thomas"
  • "Imagining a universe in which Seixon’s arguments are cogent is a cost-effective alternative to doing drugs … kinda like smoking Norwegian pot by proxy. see his responses pertaining to the downing street memo. btw, tripmaster, i almost went there in my post about wmds, but decided against it. somehow i just knew what his response was going to be."