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.
That which is incoherent.
Crude incoherencies . . . and nauseous tautologies.
© Webster 1913.