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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesivenessnoun

    the state of cohering or sticking together

  2. cohesiveness, glueyness, gluiness, gumminess, tackiness, ropiness, viscidity, viscidnessnoun

    the property of being cohesive and sticky


  1. cohesivenessnoun

    the state of being cohesive

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cohesivenessnoun

    The quality of being cohesive; the quality of resisting separation.

    Etymology: from cohesive.


  1. cohesiveness

    Group cohesiveness (also called group cohesion and social cohesion) arises when bonds link members of a social group to one another and to the group as a whole. Although cohesion is a multi-faceted process, it can be broken down into four main components: social relations, task relations, perceived unity, and emotions. Members of strongly cohesive groups are more inclined to participate readily and to stay with the group.


  1. cohesiveness

    Cohesiveness refers to the property or degree of unity, connection, or cooperation among the members of a group, team, or material, fostering a sense of joint purpose or shared objectives. It can also refer to the way certain elements are held together in a substance or mixture, causing it to potentially stick together or form a whole.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cohesiveness in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cohesiveness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of cohesiveness in a Sentence

  1. John Gibbs:

    Businesses must make a concerted effort to hire and promote women who may or may not be up to par with their male counterparts, in addition, the chemistry of having women in a masculine environment may reduce business cohesiveness and productivity from what it might have been otherwise( this is especially true of the military, although by no means limited to it). Needless to say all these things subtract from a team's effort to produce efficiently.

  2. Charlie Hall:

    There's just a greater cohesiveness within the family unit that occurs outside with your hands in the dirt, there's not as much eye-rolling when teenagers are told to do something, not as much fighting between siblings. There's fewer harsh words between spouses.

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