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Definitions of cogent

  1. Compelling, in a physical sense; powerful. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Having the power to compel conviction or move the will; constraining; conclusive; forcible; powerful; not easily reasisted. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Cogency. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Cogently. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. Having great force; convincing; as, a cogent reason. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. Driving or pressing on the mind: powerful: convincing. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Compelling belief; forcible; convincing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Urgent; pressing on the mind; not easily resisted; convincing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for cogent

  1. I could see that there was some cogent reason for Maroney's marrying Mrs. Irvin. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  2. For reasons of her own, which she considered sufficiently cogent she had also resigned all expectations of being her aunt's heiress. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
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