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- adj. incongruous; inconsistent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Incongruous; inconsistent.
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Then I asked about a vowel and they said, "sonant" and then tried "unconsonant".
I should think it my duty to write to Lady Blurton, requesting her attention to the principles in which you have been educated; and intreating her rather to leave you to amuse yourself, which you are exceedingly well qualified to do, than to introduce you to company unconsonant to such as you have been accustomed to, and likewise, I hope, to your disposition.
No chance, to be sure, could ever have jumbled together a more unconsonant party than these ladies and the friends from the Lawn.
My sister, who was not well enough for my mother to consent to her going to Litchfield, never appeared: my mother left us very soon after dinner; therefore the two old gentlemen, the two young ones and myself, spent the day just as, I dare say, you will imagine such an unconsonant party must do.
I have been detained at the hall till this instant, and am unhinged by an event unconsonant to my plan, which was, as you know, to make my longest stay at Yarmouth; where I wished and expected to remain a stranger, unnoticed.
At hearing this account, the joy of both my father and mother was extreme; which when we entered the house and were seated in the drawing room, they accounted for by telling me that since I had been gone they had heard such a character of the lady in question as greatly alarmed them, lest I should precipitately have involved myself in an engagement from which I could not recede with honor, when I found, as they supposed I soon should do, her mind unconsonant to my own.