adjective in·co·her·ent \-ənt\

: not able to talk or express yourself in a clear way that can be easily understood

: not logical or well-organized : not easy to understand

Full Definition of INCOHERENT

:  lacking coherence: as
a :  lacking cohesion :  loose
b :  lacking orderly continuity, arrangement, or relevance :  inconsistent <an incoherent essay>
c :  lacking normal clarity or intelligibility in speech or thought <incoherent with grief>
in·co·her·ent·ly adverb

Examples of INCOHERENT

  1. The fever made her incoherent.
  2. He was very upset and practically incoherent after the accident.
  3. The memo is completely incoherent.

First Known Use of INCOHERENT

INCOHERENTLY Defined for Kids


adjective in·co·her·ent \ˌin-kō-ˈhir-ənt\

Definition of INCOHERENT for Kids

:  not connected in a clear or logical way <He was so upset, his speech was incoherent.>
in·co·her·ent·ly adverb
Medical Dictionary


adjective in·co·her·ent \-ənt\

Medical Definition of INCOHERENT

:  lacking clarity or intelligibility usually by reason of some emotional stress <incoherent speech>
in·co·her·ent·ly adverb


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