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incoherence


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Loose, rambling speech that lacks meaningful connections between words or phrases within sentences or clauses and is incomprehensible to others. Extreme instances are sometimes called word salad. See also disorganized speech. Compare cognitive derailment, loosening of associations. [From Latin in- not+cohaerere to stick together or be consistent, from co- together+haerere to stick]

Subjects: Psychology.


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