incoherence


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in·co·her·ence

 (ĭn′kō-hîr′əns)
n.
1. The condition or quality of being incoherent.
2. Something incoherent.

in•co•her•ence

(ˌɪn koʊˈhɪər əns, -ˈhɛr-)

n.
1. the quality or state of being incoherent.
2. something that is incoherent.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incoherence - lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
disconnectedness, disconnection, disjunction, disjuncture - state of being disconnected
disjointedness - lacking order or coherence
coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness - the state of cohering or sticking together
2.incoherence - nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligibleincoherence - nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
hokum, meaninglessness, nonsense, nonsensicality, bunk - a message that seems to convey no meaning
word salad - jumble of incoherent speech as sometimes heard in schizophrenia

incoherence

noun unintelligibility, inarticulateness, disconnectedness, disjointedness Her incoherence was enough to tell him that something was wrong.
Translations
تَفَكُّك، عَدَم تَماسُك
nesouvislost
mangel på sammenhæng
összefüggéstelenség
rugl; ósamkvæmni
nesúvislosť
abuk sabuk olma

incoherence

[ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərəns] N [of ideas, policies] → incoherencia f, falta f de coherencia
his attempts to explain degenerated into incoherenceen su intento por dar una explicación cayó en la más absoluta incoherencia

incoherence

[ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərəns] n
[person] → incohérence f
[policy, approach] → incohérence f

incoherence

n (of style, prose)Zusammenhanglosigkeit f, → mangelnder Zusammenhang; with each drink his incoherence grewseine Worte wurden mit jedem Glas wirrer or zusammenhangloser

incoherence

[ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərns] nincoerenza

incoherent

(inkouˈhiərənt) adjective
talking, writing etc in a way which is not easy to follow. He was quite incoherent with rage.
ˌincoˈherently adverb
ˌincoˈherence noun

incoherence

n. incoherencia, falta de coordinación de las ideas.
References in classic literature ?
Whereupon Victor administered a rebuke in the form of a volley of abuse, which, owing to its rapidity and incoherence, was all but incomprehensible to Edna.
I fancy that the true explanation is this: It often happens that the real tragedies of life occur in such an inartistic manner that they hurt us by their crude violence, their absolute incoherence, their absurd want of meaning, their entire lack of style.
There is a striking incoherence in the objections which have appeared, and sometimes even from the same quarter, not much calculated to inspire a very favorable opinion of the sincerity or fair dealing of their authors.
The Same Subject Continued, and the Incoherence of the Objections to the New Plan Exposed From the Independent Journal.
The poor, senseless young man was not aware of the incoherence of his words, while Milady was reading with her lynx's eyes the very depths of his heart.
The occupation is often full of interest and he who attempts it for the first time is astonished by the apparently illimitable distance and incoherence between the starting-point and the goal.
I was much impressed by her allusion to Richard and by the sad meaning, so sadly illustrated in her poor pinched form, that made its way through all her incoherence.
She had believed in a spiritual light burning steadily and steadfastly behind the erratic disorder and incoherence of life.
There seemed to be at once a little stability in all this incoherence.
Bulstrode went away now without anxiety as to what Raffles might say in his raving, which had taken on a muttering incoherence not likely to create any dangerous belief.
This she did not comprehend, attributing her incomprehension to his incoherence.
Whiskers growled an incoherence deep in his throat and spat into the fire in token that he was not pleased by the question.