Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a congruous manner; accordantly; pertinently; agreeably; consistently; appropriately.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a congruous manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a congruous manner

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Examples

  • Coogan won it on finesse and followed up with a superb Anthony Hopkins as Captain Bligh, but you couldn't stop Bryden, who now hilariously had his teeth into Al Pacino in Heat the movie and, less congruously, Heat the magazine before morphing into a staccato Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man.

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  • For someone not to receive a reward they have merited congruously is not a violation of personal justice; it is at most inappropriate or a violation of justice given the particular circumstances of the case. posted by Brandon | 11:01 PM

    Condign and Congruous Merit

  • If I merit something congruously, all this means is that it is fitting, all things considered, for that something to be given to me.

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  • When we are talking about predestination we are necessarily talking about something that can only be congruously merited.

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  • Thus, for instance, if a king decides that if I do x, he will give me y, and y is not strictly required for justice, then when I do x, I merit y congruously.

    Prescient Election

  • Thus, for instance, if a king decides that if I do x, he will give me y, and y is not strictly required for justice, then when I do x, I merit y congruously.

    Archive 2005-10-01

  • If I merit something congruously, all this means is that it is fitting, all things considered, for that something to be given to me.

    Prescient Election

  • When we are talking about predestination we are necessarily talking about something that can only be congruously merited.

    Prescient Election

  • Thus, in this sense, the claim that God predestines because He foresees our faith is just a slightly more specific version of the claim Aquinas is considering; the doctrine of prescient election claims that by faith we congruously merit election.

    Prescient Election

  • Thus, in this sense, the claim that God predestines because He foresees our faith is just a slightly more specific version of the claim Aquinas is considering; the doctrine of prescient election claims that by faith we congruously merit election.

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