noun /kəʊˈhɪrəns/
  1. the situation in which all the parts of something fit together well
    • The points you make are fine, but the whole essay lacks coherence.
    • He managed to impose a new coherence on the machinery of the state.
    • Your essay lacks internal coherence.
  2. when something such as a piece of writing is easy to understand because its parts are connected in a clear and reasonable way
    • An overall theme will help to give your essay coherence.
    • He had a coherence of outlook and thought.

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