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in·co·her·ent

 (ĭn′kō-hîr′ənt)
adj.
1. Lacking cohesion, connection, or harmony; not coherent: incoherent fragments of a story.
2. Unable to think or express one's thoughts in a clear or orderly manner: incoherent with grief.

in′co·her′ent·ly adv.
in′co·her′ent·ness n.

incoherent

(ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərənt)
adj
1. lacking in clarity or organization; disordered
2. unable to express oneself clearly; inarticulate
3. (General Physics) physics (of two or more waves) having the same frequency but not the same phase: incoherent light.
ˌincoˈherence, ˌincoˈherency, ˌincoˈherentness n
ˌincoˈherently adv

in•co•her•ent

(ˌɪn koʊˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr-)

adj.
1. lacking logical connection: incoherent thoughts.
2. inarticulate: incoherent with rage.
3. loose; disjointed.
[1620–30]
in`co•her′ent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incoherent - without logical or meaningful connection; "a turgid incoherent presentation"
illogical, unlogical - lacking in correct logical relation
irrational - not consistent with or using reason; "irrational fears"; "irrational animals"
coherent, consistent, logical, ordered - marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument"
2.incoherent - (physics) of waves having no stable definite or stable phase relation
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
coherent - (physics) of waves having a constant phase relation
3.incoherent - unable to express yourself clearly or fluentlyincoherent - unable to express yourself clearly or fluently; "felt tongue-tied with embarrassment"; "incoherent with grief"
inarticulate, unarticulate - without or deprived of the use of speech or words; "inarticulate beasts"; "remained stupidly inarticulate and saying something noncommittal"; "inarticulate with rage"; "an inarticulate cry"

incoherent

Translations
مُتَفَكِّك، غير مُتَماسِك
bez sebe
usammenhængende
ruglinslegur, samhengislaus
be sąryšionerišliainerišlumaspadrikumas
nesakarīgs
abuk sabukne söylediği anlaşılmaz

incoherent

[ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərənt] ADJ [person, words, letter] → incoherente; [argument] → falto de coherencia, incoherente; [conversation] → sin sentido, incoherente
to become incoherentvolverse incoherente
he was incoherent with rageestaba tan furioso que casi no podía hablar, balbuceaba de rabia

incoherent

[ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərənt] adj
[person] → incohérent(e)
[policy, organization] → incohérent(e)

incoherent

adj style, argument, speechzusammenhanglos, unzusammenhängend, inkohärent (geh); personsich unklar or undeutlich ausdrückend; drunk etcschwer verständlich; he was incoherent with rageseine wütenden Worte waren kaum zu verstehen; the patient is still incoherentder Kranke ist noch nicht ansprechbar; an incoherent set of objectivesin sich widersprüchliche Ziele pl

incoherent

[ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərnt] adj (person) → incoerente
he was incoherent with rage → non connetteva per la rabbia

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

in·co·her·ent

a. incoherente, que no coordina las ideas.

incoherent

adj incoherente
References in classic literature ?
Pierre clutched his temples, and turning round went into the forest, trampling through the deep snow, and muttering incoherent words:
breaking moreover into a happy laugh which, immediately after, as if it were a vocal accompaniment, he prolonged into incoherent, extravagant song.
In former days--almost from childhood, and increasingly up to full manhood--when he had tried to do anything that would be good for all, for humanity, for Russia, for the whole village, he had noticed that the idea of it had been pleasant, but the work itself had always been incoherent, that then he had never had a full conviction of its absolute necessity, and that the work that had begun by seeming so great, had grown less and less, till it vanished into nothing.
Slowly loosening his grasp as he listens to the incoherent jargon with an attentive frown, he turns to the Lascar and fairly drags him forth upon the floor.
Only, for Heaven's sake, let him not be incoherent.
Talk not to me of Phaetons (said I, raving in a frantic, incoherent manner)--Give me a violin--.
There, walking about with a meditative expression, which almost gave nobility to his vulgar head, his shoulders thrown up, his neck stretched out, his lips half open, to give vent to unconnected fragments of incoherent thoughts, he lashed up his courage to the pitch of the undertaking contemplated, whilst within ten paces of him, separated only by a wall, his master was being stifled by anguish which drew from him lamentable cries, thinking no more of the treasures of the earth, or of the joys of Paradise, but much of all the horrors of hell.
During your delirium your ravings were, for the most part, quite incoherent, but there was one name that you repeated many times--a woman's name, preceded by a number.
I gritted my teeth at him, danced up and down, screaming an incoherent mockery and making antic faces.
From among the trees on either side he caught broken and incoherent whispers in a strange tongue which yet he partly understood.
The trapper had not time to express the surprise he felt at this incoherent and contradictory language, for the man who was advancing, was, already, within fifty feet of the place where they stood.
I did not, when a slave, understand the deep meaning of those rude and apparently incoherent songs.