Greetings.
I came across the word "cohersive" in a Wikipedia article on, of all things, "fnord". But I cannot find it defined in any dictionary. It does show up in small numbers on Google searches, as does "cohersion", but I wonder is this a misspelling of "coercive"/"coercion", or something else?
For what it's worth, here is the context from the article on "fnord" in Wikipedia:
"Fnord" has become a popular word with followers of Discordianism. It is often used in Usenet and other computer circles to indicate a random or surreal sentence; cohersive subtext; or anything jarringly out of context (intentionally or not) can be labelled "fnord".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fnord
It has not escaped me that the very "cohersive" used here might be an example of fnord.
Thanks for any help.
Marek
I came across the word "cohersive" in a Wikipedia article on, of all things, "fnord". But I cannot find it defined in any dictionary. It

Both are spoof words. You may find them funny (or not) but it is fruitless to seek definitions.

Don Phillipson
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(Ottawa, Canada)
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Perhaps the word "cohersive" means both "coherent" and "cohesive", being a blend like "fantabulous" or "brunch". I'm not sure of it, however, since I'm not a native speaker of English (I come from the Fourth Republic of Poland, that is).
Actually I found the meaning of "coherent" and "cohesive" from the dictionary.
coherent:

1.said of a description or argument: logically and clearly developed;consistent.

2. speaking intelligibly.
3. sticking together; cohering.
4. physics said of two or more radiating waves: denoting waves ofelectromagnetic radiation, eg light waves, that have the same frequency, and either the same PHASE (noun 4) or a constant phase difference, eg the light waves produced by a laser. coherence noun
coherently adverb
cohesive:

1. having the power of cohering.
2. tending to unite into a mass.
3. physics denoting the forces of attraction that exist between atomsor molecules of the same substance.
I hope it will help you.
Actually I found the meaning of "coherent" and "cohesive" from the dictionary.
coherent:

1.said of a description or argument: logically and clearly developed;consistent.

2. speaking intelligibly.
3. sticking together; cohering.
4. physics said of two or more radiating waves: denoting waves ofelectromagnetic radiation, eg light waves, that have the same frequency, and either the same PHASE (noun 4) or a constant phase difference, eg the light waves produced by a laser. coherence noun
coherently adverb
cohesive:

1. having the power of cohering.
2. tending to unite into a mass.
3. physics denoting the forces of attraction that exist between atomsor molecules of the same substance.
I hope it will help you.
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