Synonyms of 'cogent'
forcefully convincingHe makes a cogent argument for a more egalitarian education system.
Scientists say there is no convincing evidence for this theory.
The evidence that such investment promotes growth is strong.
a powerful drama about a corrupt city leader
You can't make an effective argument if all you do is stridently voice your opinion.
He puts forward a compelling argument against the culling of badgers.
one of the most influential books ever written
a potent electoral message
It proved an irresistible temptation to go back.
an almost compulsive desire to play tricks
This is a forceful argument for joining them.
There is no conclusive evidence that a murder took place.
He is a forcible advocate for the arts.
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in the sense of compelling
convincingHe puts forward a compelling argument against the culling of badgers.
in the sense of compulsive
irresistible or absorbingan almost compulsive desire to play tricks
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Thesaurus for cogent from the Collins English Thesaurus