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The state of cohering or sticking together.  Synonyms: coherence, cohesion, cohesiveness.
Logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts.  Synonym: coherence.

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"Coherency" Quotes from Famous Books

... of sequence, thought and word, through an irresistible impulsion and pertinence, leaping forth nimbly, each taking its place promptly, because naturally and necessarily. Through fusion and close coherency and dependence, the flow is at once smooth and lively. The grace as well as the strength of the living physical body depends much, nay primarily, on the joints. So with the body of a good writer's thoughts, that is, his mode of utterance. To the linking of sentences and paragraphs ...
— Essays AEsthetical • George Calvert

... meaning only the subordination of the pursuit of truth to human uses, had already come to mean drawing truth itself from the fountain of his own mind. He had become, on the one hand, almost indifferent to proof, provided he attained theoretic coherency, and on the other, serenely confident that even the guesses which originated with himself could not ...
— Auguste Comte and Positivism • John-Stuart Mill

... image of waking life. The coloured plates were due probably to subjective optical sensations simultaneously excited, which were made to fit in (with or without an effort of voluntary attention) with the image of the book under the form of illustrations. But this stage of coherency did not satisfy the mind, which, still partly confused by the incongruity of coloured plates in a philosophic work, looked for a closer connection. The image of Hamlet was naturally suggested in ...
— Illusions - A Psychological Study • James Sully

... a rule, had suddenly crowded in so thick upon her when she began to speak, that she became bewildered, and in an honest attempt to make the most of them all, only succeeded in laying hold of an end of each, to the great let and hindrance of all coherency as she herself felt when ...
— The Heavenly Twins • Madame Sarah Grand

Words linked to "Coherency" :   cohesiveness, incoherence, comprehensibility, continuity, link, coherent, connection, connectedness, consistency, cohere, understandability

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