Words I Love 42 – Cogent

A new powerful word today…

cogent

ˈkəʊdʒ(ə)nt/

adjective

adjective: cogent
  1. (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.
    “they put forward cogent arguments for British membership”
    antonyms: vague, unconvincing, muddled

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin cogent- ‘compelling’, from the verb cogere, from co- ‘together’ + agere ‘drive’.
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