Coincidence

Co*in"ci*dence

(k*n"s*dns), n. [Cf. F. concidence.] 1. The condition of occupying the same place in space; as, the coincidence of circles, surfaces, etc. Bentley.
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2. The condition or fact of happening at the same time; as, the coincidence of the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
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3. Exact correspondence in nature, character, result, circumstances, etc.; concurrence; agreement.
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The very concurrence and coincidence of so many evidences . . . carries a great weight.
Sir M. Hale.
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Those who discourse . . . of the nature of truth . . . affirm a perfect coincidence between truth and goodness.
South.
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