In`co*her"ence (?), In`co*her"en*cy (?), n. [Cf. F. incoh'erence.]


The quality or state of being incoherent; want of coherence; want of cohesion or adherence.



Want of connection; incongruity; inconsistency; want of agreement or dependence of one part on another; as, the incoherence of arguments, facts, etc.

Incoherences in matter, and suppositions without proofs, put handsomely together, are apt to pass for strong reason. Locke.


That which is incoherent.

Crude incoherencies . . . and nauseous tautologies. South.


© Webster 1913.

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