incoherence

[in-koh-heer-uhns, -her-]
noun
1.
the quality or state of being incoherent.
2.
something incoherent; an incoherent statement, article, speech, etc.

Origin:
1605–15; in-3 + coherence

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incoherent (ˌɪnkəʊˈhɪərənt)
 
adj
1.  lacking in clarity or organization; disordered
2.  unable to express oneself clearly; inarticulate
3.  physics (of two or more waves) having the same frequency but not the same phase: incoherent light
 
inco'herence
 
n
 
inco'herency
 
n
 
inco'herentness
 
n
 
inco'herently
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

incoherence
1610s, formed from in- "not" + coherence on model of It. incoerenza.
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Example sentences
Where murk obscures the world, the problem is insufficient information, not
  underlying incoherence.
Yet, in spite of formlessness and incoherence in statement, the underlying body
  of doctrine is remarkably consistent.
Their inconsistency, even incoherence, over getting creditors to pay has done
  much to spread contagion.
At first glance, she seems guilty of ideological incoherence.
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