Reasonable and convincing; based on evidence. (adjective)
Appealing to the intellect or powers of reasoning. (adjective)
Forcefully persuasive. (adjective)
Examples of word cogent
You speak with a clear voice and in cogent paragraphs, and make a great case for our progressive causes.
Now thatâ€™s what I call a cogent argument reply thomas
Imagining a universe in which Seixonâ€™s arguments are cogent is a cost-effective alternative to doing drugs â€¦ kinda like smoking Norwegian pot by proxy. see his responses pertaining to the downing street memo. btw, tripmaster, i almost went there in my post about wmds, but decided against it. somehow i just knew what his response was going to be.
Stephen Clark, those are not what I would call cogent legal arguments.
Professor Woodward dismisses me as "misinformed as well as uninformed about the relevant past," and yet relies entirely on my text in crafting a 2,500-word cogent summary, including quotes and descriptive scenes, of the personal and political history of Wallace and the Wallace family dating to Reconstruction.