AskDefine | Define incoherent

Dictionary Definition

incoherent adj
1 without logical or meaningful connection; "a turgid incoherent presentation" [ant: coherent]
2 unable to think or express your thoughts in a clear or orderly manner; "incoherent with grief"
3 unable to express yourself clearly or fluently; "felt tongue-tied with embarrassment"; "incoherent with grief" [syn: tongue-tied]

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  1. not coherent


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Extensive Definition

Coherence or coherent can refer to:
In philosophy

See also

incoherent in Czech: Koherence
incoherent in German: Kohärenz
incoherent in Italian: Coerenza
incoherent in Norwegian: Koherens (andre betydninger)
incoherent in Polish: Koherencja
incoherent in Finnish: Koherenssi

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Greek to one, abnormal, absurd, aleatoric, aleatory, aloof, ambiguous, amorphous, anomalous, apart, asunder, babbling, beyond understanding, bipartite, blobby, blurred, blurry, broad, broken, broken off, chance, chancy, chaotic, chopped-off, choppy, confused, decousu, delirious, detached, dichotomous, disconnected, discontinued, discontinuous, discordant, discrete, disjoined, disjointed, disjunctive, disordered, disproportionate, distinct, divergent, dizzy, episodic, fitful, foggy, fuzzy, gapped, garbled, general, giddy, hazy, herky-jerky, hit-or-miss, ill-defined, illogical, impenetrable, imprecise, in two, inaccurate, inarticulate, inchoate, incognizable, incommensurable, incommensurate, incompatible, incomprehensible, incongruous, inconsequent, inconsistent, inconsonant, indecisive, indefinable, indefinite, indeterminable, indeterminate, indistinct, inexact, inscrutable, insular, intermittent, interrupted, irrational, irreconcilable, irregular, jagged, jerky, jumbled, lax, lightheaded, loose, maundering, mixed up, muddled, nonadherent, nonadhesive, noncoherent, noncohesive, noncontinuous, nonlinear, nonsequential, nonserial, nonspecific, nonuniform, numinous, obscure, off, open, orderless, out of proportion, oxymoronic, paradoxical, parenthetic, partitioned, past comprehension, patchy, rambling, random, ranting, raving, scrambled, scrappy, self-contradictory, separate, shadowed forth, shadowy, shapeless, snatchy, spasmodic, spotty, stochastic, suspended, sweeping, tenuous, tongue-tied, unadhesive, unassociated, unattached, unattended, unclear, uncoherent, uncohesive, unconnected, undefined, undestined, undetermined, unfathomable, unintelligible, unjoined, unknowable, unorganized, unplain, unsearchable, unspecified, unsuccessive, untenacious, vague, veiled, wandering, wild
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