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incongruity

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noun in·con·gru·i·ty \ˌin-kən-ˈgrü-ə-tē, -ˌkän-\

Definition of incongruity

plural

incongruities

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being incongruous

  2. 2 :  something that is incongruous



Examples of incongruity in a sentence

  1. <she's an incongruity: an impeccably groomed woman who keeps a messy house>



Circa 1532

First Known Use of incongruity

circa 1532



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