incoherence incoherence  /ɪn koʊ ˈhɪ rəns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
  2. (n) nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible

Usage(s):

  1. The writer-director's disintegration from robust artistic health to narrative incoherence, from hitmaker to box-office loser, has an almost tragic trajectory.
  2. It stands as Exhibit A of the incoherence of the Bush foreign policy.
  3. The writer-director's disintegration from robust artistic health to narrative incoherence, from hitmaker to box-office loser, has an almost tragic trajectory.

News

  • John Boehner’s House implodes over food-stamp program

    Our ability to govern is being brought low by Speaker of the House John Boehner’s incoherence when it comes to his need for Democratic votes to pass bills, writes E.J. Dionne Jr.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. Johnson's decision was "shocking in its incoherence and utter failure to provide legal justification for the administrator's unprecedented action," Brown said.
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Jerry Brown Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Among the many terrible reviews of the movie, Peter Travers for Rolling Stone wrote that it is a "hunkajunk," due to Bay "telling a story with : striking, shrieking incoherence. I know there are still 17 months to go, but I'm thinking Transformers 2...
    on Jun 25, 2009 By: Peter Travers Source: TheCelebrityCafe.com

  3. Maureen Dowd calls it "just another sign of the complete incoherence of Afghan policy. The people in charge are divided against each other. And the policy is divided against itself."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Maureen Dowd Source: msnbc.com

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