An example of cogent is the idea that climate change is caused by the actions of humans.
Origin of cogentClassical Latin cogens, present participle of cogere, to collect from co-, together + agere, to drive: see act
Origin of cogentLatin cōgēns cōgent- present participle of cōgere to force co- co- agere to drive ; see ag- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more cogent, superlative most cogent)
From Latin cōgēns, present active participle of cōgō (“drive together, compel”), from cō + agō (“drive”).
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