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cogent (adjective), more cogent, most cogent
1. A descriptive term for appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning; convincing: Sharon presented a cogent argument for raising the prices for the scarce items.
2. Etymology: from French cogent, "necessary, urgent" (14 century); from Latin cogentem , from cogere, "to curdle, to compel, to collect"; from com-, "together" + agere, "to drive".
Appealing or convincing to the mind.
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Having a compelling force.
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Having a powerful mental order.
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A significant reason.
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A convincing consideration.
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This entry is located in the following units: ag-, agen-, act-, agi-, agit- (page 6) com-, co-, cog-, col-, con-, cor- (page 1)
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A reference to a convincing, appealing, or a compelling force which is not easy to resist. (4)