[ koh-juh nt ]


  1. (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.
  2. very clear and easy for the mind to accept and believe

Examples of cogent in a sentence:

  • When the homebuilder did not provide me with a cogent answer to my question, I knew he was not the right person to build my family home
  • I had no trouble believing the doctor’s cogent statement about my strong need for the surgery.