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Meaning of COGENCY

Pronunciation:  'kowjunsee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being logically valid
  2. [n]  persuasive relevance
 

COGENCY is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: rigor, rigour, validity
 
 See Also: believability, credibility, credibleness, relevance, relevancy

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 
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