Definition of cogency
: the quality or state of being cogent
Examples of cogency in a Sentence
the cogency of Thomas Paine's celebrated case for American independence
satirical comments of great cogency
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Pettibon’s way with words, somewhat like the poetry of John Ashbery, instills a conviction of cogency untethered to understanding.
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