incoherent


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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.
Ginevra knocked over her stool, said a few incoherent sentences, and began to laugh; but she had thrown the portrait into her portfolio before Amelie could get to her.
Briefly, Watson, I am in the midst of a very remarkable inquiry, and I have hoped to find a clue in the incoherent ramblings of these sots, as I have done before now.
He had a horror of destroying documents, especially those which were connected with his past cases, and yet it was only once in every year or two that he would muster energy to docket and arrange them; for, as I have mentioned somewhere in these incoherent memoirs, the outbursts of passionate energy when he performed the remarkable feats with which his name is associated were followed by reactions of lethargy during which he would lie about with his violin and his books, hardly moving save from the sofa to the table.
From the house came incoherent sounds, as of females preparing for worship.
She leant against the chest of drawers, and murmured incoherent supplications for a long while, till she suddenly started up.
Thorley Chivers, but who, having received a Papal title, had resumed her first husband's patronymic, and called herself the Marchioness Manson, because in Italy she could turn it into Manzoni) the little girl received an expensive but incoherent education, which included "drawing from the model," a thing never dreamed of before, and playing the piano in quintets with professional musicians.
I did so in broken, incoherent words, for besides the trouble I was in, it frightened me to see her at MY feet.
Thorpe then said something in the loud, incoherent way to which he had often recourse, about its being a d -- thing to be miserly; and that if people who rolled in money could not afford things, he did not know who could, which Catherine did not even endeavour to understand.
Her words were an almost incoherent volley of thoughts, so rapidly she spoke.
Stroeve tried to talk to me about the picture, but he was incoherent, and I had to guess at what he meant.
Mechanically, and with a charmingly unconscious gesture, she traced with the tip of her finger incoherent lines on the bench, and watched her finger.
He poured out an incoherent story of love and penitence.
Pierre clutched his temples, and turning round went into the forest, trampling through the deep snow, and muttering incoherent words:
During your delirium your ravings were, for the most part, quite incoherent, but there was one name that you repeated many times--a woman's name, preceded by a number.