Definition of Cogency

1. Noun. Persuasive relevance.

Generic synonyms: Relevance, Relevancy
Derivative terms: Cogent



2. Noun. The quality of being valid and rigorous.
Exact synonyms: Rigor, Rigour, Validity
Generic synonyms: Believability, Credibility, Credibleness
Derivative terms: Rigorous, Valid

Definition of Cogency

1. n. The quality of being cogent; power of compelling conviction; conclusiveness; force.

Definition of Cogency

1. Noun. The state of being cogent; the characteristic or quality of being reasonable and persuasive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cogency

1. the state of being cogent [n -CIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cogency

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cogency (current term)
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cogenerations
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Literary usage of Cogency

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1. A Brief for the Trial of Civil Issues Before a Jury by Austin Abbott, William Charles Wermuth (1922)
"Exchange State Bank, β€” Okla. β€”, 197 Pac. 509, 14 ALR 747. 1 Curtis v. Martz, 14 Mich. 506. 49. Requisite cogency of evidence. a. ..."

2. The American Quarterly Review by Robert Walsh (1835)
"The Prison Society and the Inspectors, in their frequent Memorials to the legislature, urge, with much cogency, that the moral benefit of prisoners had ..."

3. A Brief for the Trial of Civil Issues Before a Jury by Austin Abbott (1889)
"Requisite cogency of evidence.β€”On a jury tru of a civil issue, the issue must be determined by a ..."

4. A Brief for the Trial of Criminal Cases by Austin Abbott, William Constantine Beecher (1902)
"cogency of preliminary proof. When the competency of evidence depends upon the determination of an incidental fact hy the court, such fact need not be ..."

5. The Theory of Reasoning by Samuel Bailey (1851)
"SECTION I. The Nature and cogency of Contingent Reasoning. Let us examine any simple instance of the first species of reasoning. The one already cited, ..."

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