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- n. The state of being cogent; the characteristic or quality of being reasonable and persuasive.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality of being cogent; power of compelling conviction; conclusiveness; force.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Power of proving or of producing belief; the quality of being highly probable or convincing; force; credibility: as, the cogency of an alleged motive, or of evidence; the cogency of one's arguments or reasoning.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. persuasive relevance
- n. the quality of being valid and rigorous
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