congruity

noun
con·​gru·​i·​ty | \kən-ˈgrü-ə-tē, kän-\
plural congruities

Definition of congruity 

1 : the quality or state of being congruent or congruous

2 : a point of agreement

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Examples of congruity in a Sentence

the book alleges certain congruities between several political assassinations that were thought to be unrelated there's little congruity between your professed religious beliefs and your actual behavior

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This should have been an experience of affirmation and tangible progression towards physical congruity to my truest self but instead was fraught with anxiety — the treatments weren’t working. Trésor Prijs, Teen Vogue, "How My Beard Affects My Gender Identity as a Trans Femme," 1 June 2018 At the time, there weren’t a ton of slam-dunk options, especially for a league that has historically had a high standard of basketball and values geographic congruity. Dan Wolken, USA TODAY, "Loyola Chicago's Final Four run lifts Missouri Valley, and it's a slam dunk for mid-majors," 26 Mar. 2018 Maybe that would be its own form of spiritual growth on a micro scale — proof of my own congruity with the universe even under mildly uncomfortable conditions. Anna Hezel, New York Times, "Seeking Solitude in Japan’s Mountain Monasteries," 11 Oct. 2017 This should have been an experience of affirmation and tangible progression towards physical congruity to my truest self but instead was fraught with anxiety — the treatments weren’t working. Trésor Prijs, Teen Vogue, "How My Beard Affects My Gender Identity as a Trans Femme," 13 July 2017

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First Known Use of congruity

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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