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"incoherent" in British English

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incoherentadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.kəʊˈhɪə.rənt/  us   /-koʊˈhɪr.ənt/
expressing yourself in a way that is not ​clear: He was ​confused and incoherent and I didn't get much ​sense out of him. expressed in a way that is not ​clear, ​especially with words or ​ideas that are ​joined together ​badly: The ​talk she gave was incoherent and ​badlyprepared.
incoherently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
She was ​muttering incoherently.
incoherence
noun [U] uk   /-ˈhɪə.rəns/  us   /-ˈhɪr.əns/
(Definition of incoherent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incoherent" in American English

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incoherentadjective

 us   /ˌɪn·koʊˈhɪər·ənt/
not ​expressed in a way that can be ​understood, or not ​able to ​talkclearly: He ​seemeddazed and incoherent, ​apparently from ​bloodloss.
incoherently
adverb  /ˌɪn·koʊˈhɪər·ənt·li/
(Definition of incoherent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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