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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.incoherently - in an incoherent manner; "he talked incoherently when he drank too much"
coherently - in a coherent manner; "she could not talk coherently after the accident"
Translations
بِصورَة متفَكِّكَه
nesouvisle
usammenhængende
összefüggéstelenül
ruglingslega
nesúvisle
anlaşılmaz şekilde

incoherently

[ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərəntlɪ] ADV [mumble, ramble, argue, write] → de forma incoherente; [speak] → con incoherencia, incoherentemente; [expressed] → de manera incoherente
he collapsed on the floor, mumbling incoherentlyse desplomó en el suelo, murmurando de forma incoherente or murmurando incoherencias

incoherently

incoherently

[ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərəntlɪ] advincoerentemente

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
References in classic literature ?
Brooke kissed Meg entirely by mistake, as he somewhat incoherently explained.
To George Willard, who was tramping up and down in the office undergoing a struggle of his own, he began to talk half incoherently.
God bless ye, and have ye in His holy keeping, men, murmured old Bildad, almost incoherently.
He lay muttering incoherently some little time; then for a time he lay silent, and apparently sinking away toward death.
Roxana stood awhile looking mutely down on him while he writhed in shame and went on incoherently babbling self-accusations mixed with pitiful attempts at explanation and palliation of his crime; then she seated herself and took off her hat, and her unkept masses of long brown hair tumbled down about her shoulders.
Marianne's ideas were still, at intervals, fixed incoherently on her mother, and whenever she mentioned her name, it gave a pang to the heart of poor Elinor, who, reproaching herself for having trifled with so many days of illness, and wretched for some immediate relief, fancied that all relief might soon be in vain, that every thing had been delayed too long, and pictured to herself her suffering mother arriving too late to see this darling child, or to see her rational.
I conjured him, incoherently, but in the most impassioned manner, not to abandon himself to this wildness, but to hear me.
I acknowledged his attention incoherently, and began to think this was a dream.
It was several minutes before Oliver aroused himself from the abstracted position in which he was standing when Louisa last saw him; but when he did, he muttered something rapidly and incoherently, and, throwing his rod over his shoulder, he strode down the walk through the gate and along one of the streets of the village, until he reached the lake-shore, with the air of an emperor.
He began to talk wildly and incoherently, and to show manifest symptoms of derangement.
I introduced vigor into the process: he muttered incoherently.
She incoherently described the depths of the forest, her feelings, and a talk with a beekeeper she met, and constantly interrupted her story to say: "No, I can't