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One entry found for cogency.
Entry Word: cogency
Function: noun
Text: 1 the capacity to persuade <the cogency of Thomas Paine's case for American independence>
Synonyms effectiveness, force, forcefulness, persuasiveness
Related Words impact, punch, strength; soundness, validity; pertinence, relevance
Near Antonyms invalidity, unsoundness; weakness
Antonyms ineffectiveness
2 the quality of an utterance that provokes interest and produces an effect <satirical comments of great cogency> -- see 1PUNCH 1