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Synonyms for incoherent

Synonyms for incoherent

without logical or meaningful connection

(physics) of waves having no stable definite or stable phase relation

unable to express yourself clearly or fluently

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I hope, at any rate," he added, "that there is nothing incoherent in this--that I want to go next Sunday to the Carmelite chapel in the Avenue de Messine.
The trapper drew slowly aside, as if satisfied with the somewhat incoherent reason Ellen had given why he should retire.
Commissary Mifroid shared their view; and the magistrate would certainly have cut short the incoherent narrative if circumstances had not taken it upon themselves to interrupt it.
That the people and the States should, for a sufficient period of time, elect an uninterupted succession of men ready to betray both; that the traitors should, throughout this period, uniformly and systematically pursue some fixed plan for the extension of the military establishment; that the governments and the people of the States should silently and patiently behold the gathering storm, and continue to supply the materials, until it should be prepared to burst on their own heads, must appear to every one more like the incoherent dreams of a delirious jealousy, or the misjudged exaggerations of a counterfeit zeal, than like the sober apprehensions of genuine patriotism.
Valentine in the extremity of her terror joined her hands, -- for she felt that the moment had arrived to ask for courage, -- and began to pray, and while uttering little more than incoherent words, she forgot that her white shoulders had no other covering than her long hair, and that the pulsations of her heart could he seen through the lace of her nightdress.
Julia felt uncomfortable--she felt herself to be de trop; and making an incoherent excuse, she had scarcely taken a seat on a sofa, before she arose, left the room, and ran up stairs again.
His comrades endeavored to divert his mind and to draw him into rational conversation, but he only became the more exasperated, uttering wild and incoherent ravings.
In the incoherent multitude of his emotions he knelt down at the bedside wet-eyed.
In the attempt of investigating the semantic process at 12 months old, researchers elaborated an image versus sound paradigm with coherent terms (real words) and incoherent terms (non-sense words) showed randomly (5).
We aimed to explore whether intravoxel incoherent motion (IVIM)-related parameters of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH) demonstrate differences that could be used to differentiate and improve diagnostic efficiency.
petitionary prayer on behalf of others is logically incoherent.
Furthermore, highly incoherent dictionaries tend to avoid ambiguity and improve noise stability when sparse coding is enforced.
In the absence of such a strategy, taking action to meet the desire to do something is still incoherent.
Mr Malkani said: "Some bits of it are just misleading, or vague or completely incoherent and that is the worrying bit.
In thick layers this leads to so-called incoherent propagation of light if the thickness is larger than the correlation length [6], In thin layers, where thicknesses are in the range of light wavelengths, the propagation is still coherent, resulting in broad interference fringes, which are observed in measured spectral characteristics of thin-film solar cells [7,8].