from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The quality or fact of being congruous.
- noun The quality or fact of being congruent.
- noun A point of agreement.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The state or quality of being congruous; agreement between things; harmony of relation; fitness; pertinence; consistency; appropriateness.
- noun In scholastic theology, the performance of good actions, which is supposed to render it meet and equitable that God should confer grace on those who perform them. See
- noun In geometry, equality; capacity of being superposed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The state or quality of being congruous; the relation or agreement between things; fitness; harmony; correspondence; consistency.
- noun (Geom.) Coincidence, as that of lines or figures laid over one another.
- noun (Scholastic Theol.) That, in an imperfectly good persons, which renders it suitable for God to bestow on him gifts of grace.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The quality of
agreeing; the quality of being suitableand appropriate.
- noun An instance or point of agreement or correspondence; a resemblance.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate
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My labours (if I may so term that which was the comfort of my other labours) I have dedicated to the King; desirous, if there be any good in them, it may be as the fat of a sacrifice, incensed to his honour: and the second copy I have sent unto you, not only in good affection, but in a kind of congruity, in regard of your great and rare desert of learning.
In fact, there is a kind of congruity and method even in fooling.
Mill was dissatisfied with the "congruity" of concepts as the basis of a judgment.
Dane was, by a kind of congruity, called on to make his own.
Still he as constantly maintained them, with a kind of congruity that astonished me, and even rendered many of them plausible.
Recent historiography has argued that the British ecclesiastical policies of James I, (king of England (1603-25) and, as James VI, of Scotland (1567-1625)), sought "congruity" between the different churches in Scotland, England, and
(king of England (1603-25) and, as James VI, of Scotland (1567-1625)), sought "congruity" between the different churches in Scotland, England, and
(king of England (1603-25) and, as James VI, of Scotland (1567-1625)), sought "congruity" between the different churches in Scotland, England, and Ireland rather than British ecclesiastical union or the Anglicanization of all the churches.
This congruity is most obvious during "Everything," with an insistent chugging that quotes the Jewellery opener "Vulture."
Perhaps getting those cables installed and cleared, along with congruity and healthful habits, can carry us through those times when prayer or meditation or mindfulness is too hard.