coherency

noun
co·​her·​en·​cy | \ kō-ˈhir-ən(t)-sē How to pronounce coherency (audio) , -ˈher-\
plural coherencies

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After the swimmer returns to full coherency, they’re typically moved to a hot shower or hot tub for further rewarming. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "All About Ice Swimming, the Extreme Sport Where Athletes Compete in Sub-Freezing Water," 23 Aug. 2018 Ellison’s work often challenged characterization—and sometimes coherency—even as the author also railed against publishers and media companies that devalued his and others’ contributions. Glenn Fleishman, Fortune, "5 Great Works From Acclaimed Sci-Fi Author Harlan Ellison, Who Died at 84," 29 June 2018 There is no real coherency to the skits, but pay attention. Trevor Fraser, OrlandoSentinel.com, "'Help! I’m American' at Orlando Fringe Festival," 19 May 2017

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First Known Use of coherency

1603, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coherency

coher(ent) + -ency, after Latin cohaerentia

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