cogency definition

  • noun:
    • their state of being cogent; the characteristic or top-notch being reasonable and persuasive.
    • the standard of becoming cogent; power of compelling conviction; conclusiveness; force.
    • Power of appearing or of creating belief; the caliber of being extremely likely or convincing; force; credibility: as, the cogency of an alleged motive, or of evidence; the cogency of your arguments or reasoning.
    • persuasive relevance
    • the standard of becoming legitimate and rigorous
    • The state of being cogent; the characteristic or quality of being reasonable and persuasive.
    • the caliber of becoming cogent; power of powerful belief; conclusiveness; power.
    • Power of showing or of producing belief; the caliber of becoming highly possible or convincing; force; credibility: as, the cogency of an alleged motive, or of research; the cogency of one's arguments or thinking.
    • persuasive relevance
    • the quality of becoming good and thorough

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