Meaning of incoherent


Pronunciation: (in"kō-hēr'unt, -her'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. without logical or meaningful connection; disjointed; rambling: an incoherent sentence.
  2. characterized by such thought or language, as a person: incoherent with rage.
  3. not coherent or cohering: an incoherent mixture.
  4. lacking physical cohesion; loose: incoherent dust.
  5. lacking unity or harmony of elements: an incoherent public.
  6. lacking congruity of parts; uncoordinated.
  7. different or incompatible by nature, as things.
  8. (of a wave) having a low degree of coherence. Cf. coherent (def. 4).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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