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cogency


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cogency  \Co"gen*cy\,  n.  [See  {Cogent}.] 
  The  quality  of  being  cogent;  power  of  compelling  conviction; 
  conclusiveness;  force. 
 
  An  antecedent  argument  of  extreme  cogency.  --J.  H. 
  Newman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cogency 
  n  1:  persuasive  relevance 
  2:  the  quality  of  being  logically  valid  [syn:  {validity},  {rigor}, 
  {rigour}] 




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