Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Incoherence.

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  • n. The quality of being incoherent; lack of coherence.
  • n. That which is incoherent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Incoherence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
  • n. lack of cohesion or clarity or organization

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Examples

  • The incoherency is thinking that materialism (or something like it) can be the basis for a coherent worldview.

    Dawkins' deterministic idea

  • Expect incoherency from the chick who’s flown over from Ireland.

    my brain…

  • The Wild Duck, where, I think, less than ever before, is to be found a trace of that incoherency which is to be met with occasionally in all the earlier works of Ibsen, and which seems like the effect of a sudden caprice or change of the point of view.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • The result of a searching determination to deal with personal and not typical forms of temperament is seen in the firmness of the portraiture in _The Wild Duck_, where, I think, less than ever before, is to be found a trace of that incoherency which is to be met with occasionally in all the earlier works of Ibsen, and which seems like the effect of a sudden caprice or change of the point of view.

    Henrik Ibsen

  • Cherry-picked facts, claims made out of context, and physical incoherency are hallmarks of their publications.

    Scientists who favor ideology over fact

  • If California wants to correct its incoherency, and quickly, it first needs to conduct an analysis of all physical and personnel costs associated with schooling in order to meet state-prescribed standards.

    Rep. Mike Honda: California's Student Lawsuit Exposes Education Disparities in America's Classrooms

  • The suggestion that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict could affect Americans drives Dershowitz into incoherency.

    Schumer and Dershowitz vs. Obama

  • I think our biggest problem at the moment is the incoherency of the Obama administration's policy towards Iran.

    Palin for President?

  • The climate justice movement may still be finding its legs, particularly on how various international indigenous rights and environmental networks work with one another and with sympathetic national governments, but its opponent - the block of rich nations that crafted the Copenhagen Accord - is suffering from a bought of incoherency as well.

    Robert S. Eshelman: From Cochabamba to Cancun

  • The real Sarah Palin, unscripted, and, if you will, Sarah Palin being Sarah Palin, was the babbling incoherency on display at CBS.

    Balloon Juice » 2008 » September

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