- lacking cohesion; not sticking together
- not logically connected; disjointed; rambling
- characterized by incoherent speech, thought, etc.
- An example of incoherent is an essay that changes positions halfway through.
- An example of incoherent is a person who talks nonsense and makes no sense.
- An example of incoherent is something written or said by a person who has only a very limited grasp of the language in which he is speaking.
The definition of incoherent is something written or spoken that is not sticking together, is rambling or is not expressed in an orderly way.
not coherent; specif.,
- Lacking cohesion, connection, or harmony; not coherent: incoherent fragments of a story.
- Unable to think or express one's thoughts in a clear or orderly manner: incoherent with grief.
(comparative more incoherent, superlative most incoherent)
in- + coherent
- The result is a confusion that renders the description incoherent.
- Linguistics can tell us what makes the poem incoherent, how the "speaker" is multiple, but not who the speaker is.
- From this vague, incoherent, yet gifted writer our author acquired some of his strong feeling for the naive.
- In the midst of his explanation shouts were heard from the army, growing more incoherent and more diffused, mingling with music and songs and coming from the field where the review was held.
- He shows how morality can be viewed physically, as evolving from an indefinite incoherent homogeneity to a definite, coherent heterogeneity; biologically, as evolving from a less to a more complete performance of vital functions, so that the perfectly moral man is one whose life is physiologically perfect and therefore perfectly pleasant; psychologically, as evolving from a.