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How would you use the word coherent in a sentence?


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July 28, 2014 8:12AM

The old man's story was not coherent; he rambled on about several irrelevant subjects.


Her poetry is filled with beautiful language and haunting imagery, but there are no coherent themes or ideas to bind the words together.

Alcoholics can often be perfectly coherent even when their blood alcohol level is more than twice the legal limit, since their bodies have built up a tolerance to the alcohol.
I think she has been drinking because she can't even formulate a coherent sentence.
Coherent means sensible and logical conversation, and thoughts. You could use coherent in a sentence by saying, It was impossible to talk to him when he was drinking, his jumbled thoughts were not coherent.