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incongruent

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adjective in·con·gru·ent \-ənt, -wənt\

Definition of incongruent

  1. :  not congruent <incongruent triangles>

incongruently

adverb


Origin and Etymology of incongruent

Middle English, from Latin incongruent-, incongruens, from in- + congruent-, congruens congruent


First Known Use: 15th century

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