from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a want of congruence; incongruity.
- n. out of place, absurd
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Lack of congruence; incongruity.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lack of congruence or agreement; incongruity.
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An incongruence occurs when, for instance, old, experienced workers are assigned to young, inexperienced supervisors.
This kind of incongruence may not touch you in the short term, but in the long term it may impact us all.
My transition is (in part) about ending that incongruence and bringing my gender dissonance within manageable levels.
Another example is Barbara Bradley Hagerty, a journalist and author, who sees no necessary incongruence between neurological activity and corresponding spiritual experiences.
One way to see something that's in such a state of confusion, contradiction, and incongruence is as inevitably headed for disaster.
Best of all, though, is the incongruence of his choice of direction with respect to the giant authoritative arrow.
She probably also eats shellfish, wears more than one fiber at a time, and sees no incongruence whatsoever.
There is an obvious incongruence between what our religious faiths require of us and what we can deliver as human beings.
There have been silences in my own life when there were times of incongruence, most extended during my 20′s.
A quick study of the young girl yielded a baffling incongruence: her clothes had been worn to the point of having holes in the expected places; her hair was unkempt; her hands and face dirty, yet she spoke an upper-class English, as though she attended the finest schools available.