Coincidence meaning

kō-ĭnsĭ-dəns, -dĕns
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A sequence of events that although accidental seems to have been planned or arranged.
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The definition of a coincidence is an example of two things relating to each other or having some connection that was unexpected.

An example of a coincidence is when you unexpectedly run into your friend in the mall.

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An accidental and remarkable occurrence of events or ideas at the same time, suggesting but lacking a causal relationship.
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The state or fact of occupying the same relative position or area in space.
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Of events, the appearance of a meaningful connection when there is none.
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The fact or condition of coinciding.
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Of objects, the property of being coincident; occurring at the same time or place.
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(analysis) A coincidence point.
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Origin of coincidence

  • From French coïncidence.

    From Wiktionary