Definitions for incoherentˌɪn koʊˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•co•her•entˌɪn koʊˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr-(adj.)

  1. lacking logical connection:

    incoherent thoughts.

  2. inarticulate:

    incoherent with rage.

  3. loose; disjointed.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incoherent(adj)

    without logical or meaningful connection

    "a turgid incoherent presentation"

  2. incoherent(adj)

    (physics) of waves having no stable definite or stable phase relation

  3. incoherent, tongue-tied(adj)

    unable to express yourself clearly or fluently

    "felt tongue-tied with embarrassment"; "incoherent with grief"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. incoherent(adjective)ˌɪn koʊˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr-

    (of spoken or written language) not clear and difficult to understand

    His speech had become incoherent.


  1. incoherent(Adjective)

    Lacking coherence or agreement; incongruous; inconsistent; not logically connected.

    The same rambling, incoherent manner. uE000153575uE001 Bishop Warburton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incoherent(adj)

    not coherent; wanting cohesion; loose; unconnected; physically disconnected; not fixed to each; -- said of material substances

  2. Incoherent(adj)

    wanting coherence or agreement; incongruous; inconsistent; having no dependence of one part on another; logically disconnected

Translations for incoherent

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


talking, writing etc in a way which is not easy to follow

He was quite incoherent with rage.

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