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Definition of Coherent


  1. Sticking together; cleaving; as the parts of bodies; solid or fluid.
  2. Composed of mutually dependent parts; making a logical whole; consistent; as, a coherent plan, argument, or discourse.
  3. Logically consistent; -- applied to persons; as, a coherent thinker.
  4. Suitable or suited; adapted; accordant.

Coherent Quotations

Think what evil creeps liberals would be if their plans to enfeeble the individual, exhaust the economy, impede the rule of law, and cripple national defense were guided by a coherent ideology instead of smug ignorance.
P. J. O'Rourke

There is an immense, painful longing for a broader, more flexible, fuller, more coherent, more comprehensive account of what we human beings are, who we are and what this life is for.
Saul Bellow

Sometimes my songs wander off a bit and are not always coherent.

Our government declared that it is conducting some kind of great reforms. In reality, no real reforms were begun and no one at any point has declared a coherent programme.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Though knowledge itself increasingly ignores boundaries between fields, professors are apt to organize their pedagogy around the methods and history of their academic subculture rather than some coherent topic in the world.
Steven Pinker
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Coherent Translations

coherent in Spanish is coherente

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