[ in-koh-heer-uhn-see, -her- ]

noun,plural in·co·her·en·cies.

Origin of incoherency

First recorded in 1675–85; in-3 + coherency

Words Nearby incoherency Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use incoherency in a sentence

  • With some incoherency, for she was less self-contained than usual, Mrs. Neligage told him what had happened.

    Love in a Cloud | Arlo Bates
  • In every thing else, there was no incoherency; nothing in his speech or manner that any gentleman might not either say or do.

  • Excuse me, my Dear Sir, if in this letter you find much incoherency.

    The Dreamer | Mary Newton Stanard
  • This type is marked by a group of salient traits, which may be roughly described as follows: Mental incoherency is the first.

  • Mental incoherency is the leading trait, and supplies the key for the understanding of the others.