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Definition of Cogency

the state of being clear and coherent in a way that is likely to persuade others

Examples of Cogency in a sentence

The attorney argues with a cogency that could convince any jury of his client’s innocence.

Because he was able to retain his cogency, the politician was able to make his point to the crowd.

The nuns were able to keep their cogency among the heated crowd and talk them out of rioting.

Because of his cogency, the dictator was able to influence others to do his bidding against their own good.

A reporter claimed it was the cogency of the speaker’s argument that helped her resonate with her listeners.

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