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.
2. The condition or fact of happening at the same time; as, the
coincidence of the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.
3. Exact correspondence in nature, character, result, circumstances, etc.; concurrence; agreement.
The very concurrence and coincidence of so many evidences . . . carries a great weight.Sir M. Hale.
Those who discourse . . . of the nature of truth . . . affirm a perfect coincidence between truth and goodness.South.
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