incoherent

[ in-koh-heer-uhnt, -her- ]
/ ˌɪn koʊˈhɪər ənt, -ˈhɛr- /

adjective

Origin of incoherent

First recorded in 1620–30; in-3 + coherent

SYNONYMS FOR incoherent

1 confused, irrational, muddled.

Related forms

in·co·her·ent·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for incoherent

incoherent

/ (ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərənt) /

adjective

lacking in clarity or organization; disordered
unable to express oneself clearly; inarticulate
physics (of two or more waves) having the same frequency but not the same phaseincoherent light

Derived Forms

incoherence, incoherency or incoherentness, nounincoherently, adverb
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