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cogency Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun persuasive relevance
  2. noun the quality of being valid and rigorous
    rigor; rigour; validity.
WordNet

Co"gen*cy noun
Etymology
See Cogent.
Definitions
  1. The quality of being cogent; power of compelling conviction; conclusiveness; force.
    An antecedent argument of extreme cogency. J. H. Newman.

Webster 1913