incoherency


incoherency
noun
1. lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
Syn: ↑incoherence
Ant: ↑coherence (for: ↑incoherence)
Derivationally related forms: ↑incoherent, ↑incoherent (for: ↑incoherence)
Hyponyms: ↑disjointedness
2. nonsense that is simply incoherent and unintelligible
Derivationally related forms: ↑unintelligible (for: ↑unintelligibility), ↑incoherent (for: ↑incoherence)
Hypernyms: ↑nonsense, ↑bunk, ↑nonsensicality, ↑meaninglessness, ↑hokum
Hyponyms: ↑word salad

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