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Definition of Cohesive

Cohesive

  1. Holding the particles of a homogeneous body together; as, cohesive attraction; producing cohesion; as, a cohesive force.
  2. Cohering, or sticking together, as in a mass; capable of cohering; tending to cohere; as, cohesive clay.

Cohesive Quotations

Everyone desires relationships and community. Most people want to belong to a cohesive, like-minded group. It staves off loneliness. It promotes identity. These are natural and very human instincts.
Joshua Ferris

On stage, I'm me. I'm a husband, I'm a dad, I'm a guy, I'm a mess - but I am a cohesive thing that you recognize as one human entity saying these things that he generally believes.
Rob Delaney

A power has risen up in the government greater than the people themselves, consisting of many and various and powerful interests, combined into one mass, and held together by the cohesive power of the vast surplus in the banks.
John C. Calhoun

Religions have a strong binding function and a cohesive element. They emphasize the primacy of the community as opposed to the individual, and they also help set one community apart from another that doesn't share their beliefs.
Frans de Waal

I'm always going to be making costumes. It's one of the ways I relax my brain. In addition to the pleasure of having the piece, there is a deep and abiding pleasure for me assembling something in my head - learning to know something in its totality in my head, and then putting together all the constituent parts into a cohesive whole.
Adam Savage
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Cohesive Translations

cohesive in Norwegian is sammenhengende
cohesive in Spanish is cohesivo