Definitions for cogentˈkoʊ dʒənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cogent, telling, weighty(adj)

    powerfully persuasive

    "a cogent argument"; "a telling presentation"; "a weighty argument"

Wiktionary

  1. cogent(Adjective)

    Reasonable and convincing; based on evidence.

  2. cogent(Adjective)

    Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning.

  3. cogent(Adjective)

    Forcefully persuasive.

    She presented a cogent argument, convincing her audience of the truth of her proposition.

  4. Origin: From cogens, present active participle of cogo, from co + ago.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cogent

    compelling, in a physical sense; powerful

  2. Cogent

    having the power to compel conviction or move the will; constraining; conclusive; forcible; powerful; not easily reasisted


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  • състоятелен, достоверен, убедителенBulgarian
  • slagkraftig, overbevisendeDanish
  • überzeugend, schlagendGerman
  • inteligible, lógico, persuasivo, irrebatible, convencedor, irrefutable, convincenteSpanish
  • järkiperäinen, järkevä, vakuuttavaFinnish
  • persuasif, irréfutable, cohérent, convaincant, logique, intelligibleFrench
  • làidirScottish Gaelic
  • intelligibile, persuasivo, logico, convincente, irrefutabile, coerente, inconfutabile, coherenteItalian
  • overtuigendDutch
  • убедительный, достоверныйRussian
  • övertygande, bindandeSwedish
  • mantıklı, ikna edici, inandırıcıTurkish

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