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  • n. incongruity; disagreement; unsuitableness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Incongruity; disagreement; unsuitableness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of congruity; incongruity; disagreement; inconsistency.


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  • The supreme discongruity of Richard Nixon happening to be president right as the Apollo program succeeded in manned lunar missions while his foe that had envisioned the project, Kennedy, was many years dead, is noted several times.

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  • The cumulative discongruity is rather lovely, often surprising and strangely affecting.

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  • From a business standpoint, the salary discongruity might be somewhat understandable; but the situation that Cooper's father laments absolutely sits on the head of MLS, who has chosen to take a ultra-conservative approach to players salaries, creating a system in which teams take on Americans at massive discounts while filling out their rosters with overpaid foreign internationals.

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