Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Not congruent.
  • adj. Incongruous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. out of place, incompatible, inharmonious, not congruent
  • adj. of or relating to two numbers that have different remainders when divided by a third number

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Incongruous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Incongruous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not congruent

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Examples

  • But in that context of that hotel, it was kind of incongruent to us that it would be guns.

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  • Isn’t it crazy and kind of incongruent that public broadcasting is so stingy?

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  • In the smaller mirrored room upstairs an sometimes incongruent selection of pop is provided for the less tech-obsessed crowd.

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  • At the end of each film, the melancholia of Beethoven's Seventh Symphony in King's expertly balances the tortured protagonist's final triumph and The Beatles "Baby You're a Rich Man" underlines the main character's ivory tower isolation at the epilogue of Social; both as equally gripping as they are forcefully incongruent.

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  • The issue that NorthStar has consistently raised is that there is risk to shareholder value engendered by firms that violate their own published business policies with incongruent electioneering choices.

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  • Tell me; how often does the the Chicken Bus arrive in Huehetenago before the bus change to Tapachula and does the bus stop in Mars to pick up the people of the Earwax who never heard anything that seemed incongruent to their isolated view of the universe because they had no desire to do so and no basis for comparison.

    Water in Chapala

  • "Mesaba respectfully disagrees with the (department's) preliminary findings" because they are "incongruent with our initial internal review of the incident."

    Blame swirls in stranded Continental Express flight

  • The company must then integrate its complex and incongruent passenger-reservations systems, which are the digital heart of airlines' customer relations—storing, organizing and calculating flight schedules, fares and passenger transactions.

    United Feeling Merger Pains

  • They didn't succeed and she and her family found their way to Minnesota, where her daring story seemed utterly incongruent with the 84-year-old woman in the nursing home bed doing the telling.

    Rabbi Will Berkovitz: From The Place Where The Rivers Flow

  • My physical form is incongruent with how I truly see myself.

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