cogency

cogency
Synonyms and related words:
acuity, acumen, acuteness, advantageousness, agreeableness, amperage, apperception, armipotence, astuteness, auspiciousness, authoritativeness, authority, bearing, beef, beneficialness, benevolence, benignity, black power, brute force, charge, charisma, class, clout, cogence, compulsion, concern, connection, desert, dint, discernment, drive, duress, effect, effectiveness, effectuality, energy, excellence, expedience, fairness, farseeingness, farsightedness, favorableness, fineness, first-rateness, flower power, force, force majeure, forcefulness, foresight, foresightedness, full blast, full force, good reason, good reasoning, goodliness, goodness, grace, healthiness, helpfulness, incisiveness, influence, insight, ironclad reasoning, justness, kindness, knockdown argument, longheadedness, longsightedness, main force, main strength, mana, merit, might, might and main, mightiness, moxie, muscle power, niceness, penetration, perception, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perspicuity, perspicuousness, pertinence, pizzazz, pleasantness, poop, potence, potency, potentiality, power, power pack, power structure, power struggle, powerfulness, prepotency, productiveness, productivity, profitableness, providence, puissance, pull, punch, push, quality, relevance, rewardingness, right thinking, sagaciousness, sagacity, sensibility, sinew, skillfulness, solidity, sound evidence, sound reasoning, soundness, steam, strength, strong argument, strong arm, strong point, substantiality, superiority, superpower, trenchancy, usefulness, validity, value, vehemence, vigor, vim, virility, virtue, virtuousness, virulence, vitality, wattage, weight, wholeness, worth

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  • Cogency — Co gen*cy, n. [See {Cogent}.] The quality of being cogent; power of compelling conviction; conclusiveness; force. [1913 Webster] An antecedent argument of extreme cogency. J. H. Newman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cogency — index force (strength), strength Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • cogency — 1680s, from COGENT (Cf. cogent) + CY (Cf. cy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cogency — [n] effectiveness bearing, concern, connection, conviction, convincingness, force, forcefulness, pertinence, point, potency, power, punch, relevance, strength, validity, validness; concepts 376,676 Ant. impotence, ineffectiveness, invalidity,… …   New thesaurus

  • cogency — [kō′jən sē] n. [ML cogencia] the quality or condition of being cogent; power to convince …   English World dictionary

  • Cogency — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Cogency (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on cogency instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/cogency …   Wikipedia

  • cogency — /koh jeuhn see/, n. the quality or state of being convincing or persuasive: The cogency of the argument was irrefutable. [1680 90; COG(ENT) + ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cogency — noun The state of being cogent; the characteristic or quality of being reasonable and persuasive. All the enchantment of fancy, and all the cogency of argument, are employed to recommend to the reader his real interest …   Wiktionary

  • cogency — cogent ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing. DERIVATIVES cogency noun cogently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin cogere compel …   English terms dictionary

  • cogency — noun Date: 1667 the quality or state of being cogent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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