incoherence


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incoherence

[‚in·kō′hir·əns]
(medicine)
Lack of coherence, relevance, or continuity of ideas or language.
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Unless such reforms reflect clarity about what is needed from senators, appointment committees or similar mechanisms are more likely to perpetuate incoherence than improve the Senate.
Glanz has made a study of exegetical method and its consequences for the interpretation of referential incoherence, which is obviously challenging and runs against the grain of saying that everything in the Bible makes sense, which in fact, sometimes is does not.
The border of coherence and incoherence is also very much a factor in the films of Alfred Hitchcock, certainly including Vertigo, which was recently voted the best film of all time in a Sight and Sound poll.
This incoherence of policy and purpose is why an evacuation from Yemen must be passed off as "a reduction in staff.
Une incoherence que 2013 devrait gommer, selon son entraEneur Patrick Mouratoglou.
The aim of revelling in the contradictions and incoherence of Shakespeare's "problem" play is full of promise, but the experimentation feels overegged, leaving the audience working too hard for too small a reward.
The honest way forward would be to acknowledge this because until that happens, the incoherence will continue.
In contrast to this quintessentially modern incoherence, Lawler adopts a dialectical approach that aims to do justice to both the angel and the beast in man.
It is possible to see the chaotic composition of the album's songs as little more than incoherence, but there is a pattern to this incoherence.
For innumerable factors may affect the outcome of the case (as Averroes points out in the Incoherence of the Incoherence).
What are the dangers of such incoherence, according to the authors?
This decision is symptomatic of a certain incoherence on the part of the EU, which considers Hamas a terrorist group but takes no precautions about the way the money is used," a senior Israeli government official told AFP.