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1. incoherent

adjective. ['ˌɪnkoʊˈhɪrənt'] without logical or meaningful connection.

Synonyms

  • disjointed
  • disconnected
  • disordered
  • scattered
  • unconnected
  • garbled
  • irrational
  • illogical
  • fuzzy
  • unlogical

Antonyms

  • coherent
  • rational
  • oriented
  • uninjured

Etymology

  • coherent (English)
  • cohaerens (Latin)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Rhymes with Incoherent

  • inherent
  • adherent

Sentences with incoherent


1. Adjective
Sometimes, a customer's complaint is incoherent because he is drunk, stoned or just plain crazy.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Sufferers of schizophrenia may begin to string incoherent or unrelated words together 2.

Quotes about incoherent


1. I wonder why I don't go to bed and go to sleep. But then it would be tomorrow, so I decide that no matter how tired, no matter how incoherent I am, I can skip on hour more of sleep and live.
- Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

2. Let us record the atoms as they fall upon the mind in the order in which they fall, let us trace the pattern, however disconnected and incoherent in appearance, which each sight or incident scores upon the consciousness. Let us not take it for granted that life exists more fully in what is commonly thought big than in what is commonly thought small.
- Virginia Woolf, The Common Reader

2. incoherent

adjective. ['ˌɪnkoʊˈhɪrənt'] unable to express yourself clearly or fluently.

Synonyms

  • inarticulate
  • unarticulate

Antonyms

  • unperplexed
  • clearheaded
  • organized

Etymology

  • coherent (English)
  • cohaerens (Latin)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
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