coherence

When something has coherence, all of its parts fit together well. An argument with coherence is logical and complete — with plenty of supporting facts.

Coherence comes from a Latin word meaning “to stick together. When you say policies, arguments and strategies are coherent, you’re praising them for making sense. Scientists are always looking for coherence in data to support their hypotheses. And coaches are always looking for coherence in their teams, so they don't fall apart.

Primary Meanings of coherence

1.
n
the state of cohering or sticking together
2.
n
logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts
Full Definitions of coherence
1

n the state of cohering or sticking together

Synonyms:
coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness
Antonyms:
incoherence, incoherency
lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
Types:
consistency
logical coherence and accordance with the facts
continuity
uninterrupted connection or union
Type of:
connectedness, connection, link
the state of being connected
2

n logical and orderly and consistent relation of parts

Synonyms:
coherency
Type of:
comprehensibility, understandability
the quality of comprehensible language or thought

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