What does the word coherence mean?

Usage examples for coherence

  1. There is also one torn away at the end of the narrative, though none of these affect the general coherence of the story. – Danger! and Other Stories by Arthur Conan Doyle
  2. The youth had about as little vanity as could well consist with individual coherence; if he was vain at all, it was neither of his intellectual nor personal endowments, but of the few tunes he could play on his grandfather's pipes. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  3. There were long, poignant pauses between his sentences as he seemed to strive for coherence. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer