in·​con·​cin·​ni·​ty ˌin-kən-ˈsi-nə-tē How to pronounce inconcinnity (audio)
: lack of suitability or congruity : inelegance

Word History


Latin inconcinnitas, from in- + concinnitas concinnity

First Known Use

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of inconcinnity was circa 1616

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Cite this Entry

“Inconcinnity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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