American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Lack of congruity or harmony; unsuitability.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lack of concinnity, congruousness, or proportion, or an instance of such lack; unsuitableness.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Lack of concinnity or congruousness; unsuitableness.
“Until I sat down today to compile a review worksheet on Latin prepositions, I had never noticed an inconsistency or inconcinnity in the names of the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.”
“10: 39: Five straight correct answers, none of which I've ever heard of: inconcinnity, scalare, caducous, venturi and forzato.”
“For it seems a play with words unworthy the writer, to make Satan, who possessed all the seven, himself an 'eighth', and still worse if 'the eighth': 2. that it is not only a great and causeless inconcinnity in style, but a wanton adding of obscurity to the obscure to have, first, so carefully distinguished (c. xiii.”
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