incongruity


in·con·gru·i·ty

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

Definition of INCONGRUITY

1
:  the quality or state of being incongruous
2
:  something that is incongruous

Examples of INCONGRUITY

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

First Known Use of INCONGRUITY

circa 1532

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