1. the quality of sticking together, or of causing things to stick together:The binding material of the floor mosaic had lost its cohesiveness and many of the pebbles were loose.

  2. the quality of being structured or organized in a unified way, with close or strong internal connections between people, ideas, or other elements:These four dancers haven’t worked with each other for very long, so it’s a challenge to find cohesiveness in their performance.