How to use Coherence in a sentence

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  • The coherence of his writing lies in his personality.

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  • Amid all the varying and contradictory phenomena of the universe there is something which gives coherence and intelligibility to them.

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  • Their ideas, thoughts or reasoning are lacking coherence.

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  • The rambling operations of the naval war till the close of 1780 - directed by the allies to such secondary objects as the capture of West Indian islands, or of Minorca and Gibraltar, and by Great Britain to defensive movements - began to assume a degree of coherence in 1781.

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  • This would bring a greater coherence of worship among the chaos of local cults.

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  • The universal is the real; it is that which gives coherence and individuality to the particulars of sense which apart from it are like the routed or disbanded units of an army.

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  • Only senseless things, lacking coherence, presented themselves one after another to Prince Andrew's mind.

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  • Speech can be examined concerning volume, rate of speech, and coherence.

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  • This, had it been retained, would have destroyed the coherence of the Reichstag as representative of the whole nation.

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  • As yet neither of these movements has shown sufficient coherence or stability to establish itself as a rival to the main current of philosophy in England.

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  • The drug abuser becomes talkative, but the discussion lacks continuity or coherence, and the subject changes frequently.

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  • Voltaire said that his sermons surpassed those of Bossuet (whose retirement in 1669, however, practically coincided with Bourdaloue's early pulpit utterances); and there is little doubt that their simplicity and coherence, and the direct appeal which they made to hearers of all classes, gave them a superiority over the more profound sermons of Bossuet.

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  • He starts, that is in logic, with conceptual units apparently self-contained and admitting of nothing but external relation, but proceeds to justify the intrinsic relation between the matter of his units by an appeal to the fact of the coherence of all contents of thought.

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  • There was, however, in his theory an originality, a force, an apparent coherence which rendered it undeniably impressive; in fact, we find that for two generations the efforts to construct morality on a philosophical basis take more or less the form of answers to Hobbes.

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  • The notion that individuals can radiate coherence in the environment is a documented phenomenon.

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  • And what Spinoza has to say of the requisites of definition and the marks of intellection makes it clear that insight comes with coherence, and that the work of method on the " inductive " side is by means of the unravelling of all that makes for artificial limitation to lay bare what can then be seen to exhibit nexus in the one great system.

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  • Working is proportioned to inner coherence.

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  • The determinist equally with the libertarian moral philosopher can give an account of morality possessing internal coherence and a certain degree of verisimilitude.

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  • He can hardly be called a " moralist "; and though it is impossible to deny him a considerable share of philosophic penetration, his anti-moral paradoxes have not even apparent coherence.

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  • Chief Executive of English Partnerships has pledged to deliver " consistency and coherence " in design.

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  • Introduction " Liberal policies are lent coherence only by their incoherence.

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  • This situation is broadly replicated in the limestone aquifers but the Permo-Triassic sandstones display much less geographical coherence.

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  • Their evidence lies in their mutual interdependence and in the coherence of the system which they jointly constitute.

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  • Locke is thus a sensationalist and empiricist, but incompletely, and without perfect coherence.

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  • We see the debt, and we also see that when it is stated at the highest possible, nothing has really been taken either from Comte's claims as a powerful original thinker, or from his immeasurable pre-eminence over Saint-Simon in intellectual grasp and vigour and coherence.

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  • It abounds with remarks of extraordinary fertility and comprehensiveness; but it is often arbitrary; and its views of the past are strained into in the coherence with the statical views of the preceding volume.

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  • In 1902 he was again returned as deputy for Albi, and during the Combes administration his influence secured the coherence of the radical-socialist coalition known as the bloc. In 1 9 04 he founded the socialist paper, L'Humanite.

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  • These are usually made of sand containing enough clay to give it the needed coherence, but of late promising attempts have been made to use permanent iron moulds.

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  • The next definite stage in the musical history of the Mass was attained by the Neapolitan composers who were first to reach musical coherence after the monodic revolution at the beginning of the 17th century.

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  • This, in its new organization, conferred on Germany the long-coveted unity and coherence the lack of which had been a source of weakness.

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  • At the same time it wants unity and coherence, it attains no conclusion, and the author abuses his digressive method of composition and his convenient fiction of hiatuses in the original manuscript.

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  • The double want of the age, the want of spiritual earnestness and the want of organized coherence, would find satisfaction in many ways which would have seemed strange to Wesley, but which were, nevertheless, a continuance of the work which he began.

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  • In no one of these schools was the outward coherence of tradition so much strained by inner changes as it was in Plato's.

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  • This practice creates bubbling bliss for the individual, maximum coherence in brain functioning, and a positive influence throughout the environment.

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  • The happenings will be assessed in relation to their coherence with another observed phenomenon.

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  • The ECGD review has clearly failed to ensure the coherence of British government policy.

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  • A space agency format might bring greater coherence to delivery.

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  • This might affect hyperstructural coherence in various ways, depending on the distinctive character of the hyperstructure and the expectations of the reader.

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  • We need to evaluate those theories both for conceptual coherence and for evidence.

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  • Temporal and spatial coherence are more or less complete, but strictly limited to the skies above the Solomon Islands.

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  • There is a growing body of coherence within the specialist registrar neuropathology population, keenly supported by the BNS.

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  • Instead, he is focused entirely on implementing policies and programs to create positivity, coherence, and harmony in collective consciousness.

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  • Scepticism is deprived of its persistent argument if it is seen that, while our individual experiences are to be judged by their coherence with the context of experience in general, experience as a whole does not admit of being judged by reference to anything beyond itself.

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  • These can control delusions and hallucinations, improve thought coherence, and, if taken on a long-term maintenance basis, prevent relapses.

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  • It was therefore only as the God of Israel that the true God could be known within Israel; and so on the one hand the little society of faith - which had not in reality the least tinge of political coherence - is thought of as yet forming the true kernel of the nation qua nation, while on the other hand the state of Judah profits by the prophetic religion inasmuch as the nation must be saved from destruction in order that the prophetic faith - which is still bound up with the idea of the nation - may not be dissolved.

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  • Hume derived from him the explanatory formula of the association of ideas, 8 which is, however, still with Hobbes a fact to be accounted for, not a theory to account for facts, being grounded physically in " coherence of the matter moved."

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  • Contradictions must be annulled by complementation, with resultant increasing coherence in ascending stages.

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  • Its effect upon logic is rather to be seen in the rethinking of the traditional body of logical doctrine in the light of an absolute presupposed as ideal, with the postulate that a regulative ideal must ultimately exhibit itself as constitutive, the justification of the postulate being held to lie in the coherence and all-inclusiveness of the result.

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  • In such a logic, if and so far as coherence should be attained, would be found something akin to the spirit of what Hegel achieves, though doubtless alien to the letter of what it is his pretension to have achieved.

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  • As an idea, the empire grew in visionary power, and remained one of the chief obstacles in the way of both Italian and German national coherence.

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  • The second effect is readily attributed to the mutual repulsion of the electrified drops, but the action of feeble electricity in producing apparent coherence was long unexplained.

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  • All were noted for the doctrinal coherence of their principles and the dialectical rigidity of their arguments.

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  • The Visigoth kingdom presents an appearance of coherence which was very far from corresponding to the reality.

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  • These parallels in mood and imagery reinforce the view of a thematic coherence linking genres as disparate as the tournament and the musical drama.

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  • Often used in video compression algorithms that exploit the temporal coherence of image sequences.

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  • The organism is run, in the ideal, on quantum coherence.

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  • Next year the great tragic poem of Torquemada came forth to bear witness that the hand which wrote Ruy Blas had lost nothing of its godlike power and its matchless cunning, if the author of Le Roi s'amuse had ceased to care much about coherence of construction from the theatrical point of view as compared with the perfection of a tragedy designed for the devotion of students not unworthy or incapable of the study; that his command of pity and terror, his powers of intuition and invention, had never been more absolute and more sublime; and that his infinite and illimitable charity of imagination could transfigure even the most monstrous historic representative of Christian or Catholic diabolatry into the likeness of a terribly benevolent and a tragically magnificent monomaniac. Two years later Victor Hugo published the third and concluding series of La Legende des siecles.

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  • Granted that rationality taken in the sense of inner coherence and self-consistency is the ultimate standard of truth and reality, does self-consciousness itself answer to the demands of this criterion?

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  • In 1835 Pusey joined the movement, which, so far as concerned ritual observances, was later called "Puseyite"; and in 1836 its supporters secured further coherence by their united opposition to the appointment of Hampden as regius professor of divinity.

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  • Since his abandonment of the leadership in 1896, the lack of coherence in the Liberal party had become more and more manifest.

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