Origin of coherent
Examples from the Web for coherent
He said the failure to develop a coherent immigration policy would have a devastating impact.
The story of the fire was certainly not complete, but it was at least coherent, and three of our halftones adorned Page 1.The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire|H.L. Mencken|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eventually, ISIS will collapse as a coherent and effective force.Airstrikes Against ISIS Are Tactics. Here's a Strategy|Daniel L. Davis|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These portentous rumblings aside, no coherent position on ectogenesis has emerged so far within the pro-life movement.
These constitutions do not amount to a coherent intellectual tradition.
The beginning was not at all coherent, but Elizabeth perfectly understood what he meant.A Noble Woman|Ann S. Stephens
To me it did not appear quite so plain and coherent; but who can be plain and coherent about the Irish Question?
It is a mistake to set down Diderot for a coherent and systematic materialist.
Those about Eulenspiegel were first reduced to a coherent narrative in 1519.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
Perception tells the child of things as separate entities, not in their ultimate relations as parts of a coherent whole.
British Dictionary definitions for coherent
Word Origin and History for coherent
1550s, from Middle French cohérent (16c.), from Latin cohaerentem (nominative cohaerens), present participle of cohaerere "cohere," from com- "together" (see co-) + haerere "to stick" (see hesitation).