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incoherence

[in-koh-heer-uh ns, -her-]
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noun
  1. the quality or state of being incoherent.
  2. something incoherent; an incoherent statement, article, speech, etc.
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Origin of incoherence

First recorded in 1605–15; in-3 + coherence
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n.

1610s, formed from in- (1) "not" + coherence on model of Italian incoerenza.

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