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cogency

[ koh-juhn-see ]
/ ˈkoʊ dʒən si /
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noun
the quality or state of being convincing or persuasive: The cogency of the argument was irrefutable.
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Origin of cogency

First recorded in 1680–90; cog(ent) + -ency

OTHER WORDS FROM cogency

non·co·gen·cy, noun
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