What is the difference between coherent and coherent?


The adjective coherent means "coherent", often in the sense of "logical, conclusive".

The origin of the term is Latin cohaerere (related).


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Phonetic transcription (IPA):[Kohɛˈʁɛnt]

Usage examples

It is clear that there has to be a comprehensive shift towards new energies. But shutting down old power plants in a rush does not do any coherent Energy policy.

We need one coherent Plan for the project. The first step is very important, but the following steps also need to be considered carefully.

In Tai Ji, however, the whole body is the brain. When the heart and mind are in the center of the body, the body becomes graceful, coherent and move effectively. Success comes when everything is connected, when every part pursues the same values.
- Ralf Grauel (2003), The Dance Teacher, brand eins 09/2003.

Grammar and inflection


coherentmore coherentmost coherent

Strong declination

Masculinemore coherentcoherentcoherentcoherent
Femininecoherentmore coherentmore coherentcoherent
Pluralcoherentmore coherentcoherentcoherent

Weak declination

Masculinethe coherent oneof the coherentthe coherentthe coherent
Femininethe coherentthe coherentthe coherentthe coherent
neuterthe coherentof the coherentthe coherentthe coherent
Pluralthe coherentthe coherentthe coherentthe coherent

Mixed declension

Masculinenot a coherent onenone coherentno coherentno coherent
Feminineno coherentnone coherentnone coherentno coherent
neuternot a coherent onenone coherentno coherentnot a coherent one
Pluralno coherentnone coherentno coherentno coherent

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