or in·co-or·di·na·tion

[ in-koh-awr-dn-ey-shuh n ]
/ ˌɪn koʊˌɔr dnˈeɪ ʃən /


lack of coordination.


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Origin of incoordination

First recorded in 1875–80; in-3 + coordination Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for incoordination

  • If recovery takes place, convalescence extends over a long period of time, during which incoordination of movement may persist.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture

British Dictionary definitions for incoordination

/ (ˌɪnkəʊˌɔːdɪˈneɪʃən) /


lack of coordination or organization
pathol a lack of muscular control when making a voluntary movement
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Medical definitions for incoordination

[ ĭn′kō-ôr′dn-āshən ]


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