Incoherent vs Disjoint - What's the difference?

incoherent | disjoint |

As adjectives the difference between incoherent and disjoint

is that incoherent is incoherent (not coherent) while disjoint is not smooth or continuous; disjointed.

As a verb disjoint is

to render ; to remove a connection, linkage, or intersection.

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Alternative forms

* (archaic)


(en adjective)
  • Lacking coherence or agreement; incongruous; inconsistent; not logically connected.
  • The same rambling, incoherent manner. — Bishop Warburton.
  • Not physically coherent; loose; unconnected.
  • (Woodward)


    * coherent




    (en adjective)
  • not smooth or continuous; disjointed
  • (set theory) (not used in the comparative or superlative ) Of two or more sets, having no members in common; having an intersection equal to the empty set.
  • Antonyms

    * non-disjoint * overlapping


    (en verb)
  • To render ; to remove a connection, linkage, or intersection.
  • to disjoint''' limbs; to '''disjoint''' bones; to '''disjoint poultry by carving
  • * Prior
  • Yet what could swords or poisons, racks or flame, / But mangle and disjoint the brittle frame?
  • * Longfellow
  • Some half-ruined wall / Disjointed and about to fall.
  • To break the natural order and relations of; to make incoherent.
  • a disjointed speech
  • To fall into pieces.
  • (Shakespeare)

    See also

    * disjoin ----