Cogent

Definition of Cogent

Co´gent
a.1.Compelling, in a physical sense; powerful.
The cogent force of nature.
- Prior.
2.Having the power to compel conviction or move the will; constraining; conclusive; forcible; powerful; not easily reasisted.
No better nor more cogent reason.
- Dr. H. More.
Proofs of the most cogent description.
- Tyndall.
The tongue whose strains were cogent as commands,
Revered at home, and felt in foreign lands.
- Cowper.

Related Words

acute, admissible, advantageous, apperceptive, appercipient, argute, armipotent, astute, auspicious, authoritative, beneficial, benevolent, binding, bon, bonny, braw, bueno, capital, commendable, compelling, consequential, consistent, constraining, convincing, credible, discerning, dynamic, effective, elegant, energetic, estimable, excellent, expedient, fair, famous, farseeing, farsighted, favorable, fine, forceful, forcible, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughted, forethoughtful, good, goodly, grand, healthy, helpful, high-potency, high-powered, high-pressure, high-tension, in force, in power, incisive, inducing, influential, irresistible, just, justifiable, justified, kind, laudable, lawful, legal, legitimate, logical, longheaded, longsighted, meaningful, mighty, mighty in battle, momentous, nice, noble, operative, penetrating, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, perspicuous, persuasive, piercing, plausible, pleasant, potent, powerful, prepotent, profitable, provident, puissant, rational, reasonable, regal, royal, ruling, sagacious, sane, satisfactory, satisfying, self-consistent, sensible, significant, skillful, solid, sound, splendid, striking, strong, substantial, sufficient, telling, trenchant, understanding, useful, valid, very good, vigorous, virtuous, vital, weighty, well-argued, well-founded, well-grounded, wholesome
Word:

Browse

coffee-pot
coffeeberry
coffeecake
Coffeehouse
Coffeeman
Coffeeroom
Coffer
Coffer dam
Coffer fish
Cofferdam
Cofferer
Cofferwork
Coffin
Coffin bone
Coffin joint
Coffinless
Coffle
Cog
Cogency
Cogenial
-Cogent-
Cogently
Cogged breath sound
Cogger
Coggery
Coggle
Cogitability
Cogitable
Cogitabund
Cogitate
Cogitation
Cogitative
Cogman
Cognac
Cognate
Cognateness
Cognati
Cognation
Cognatus
Cognisor
Cognition
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home