Examples of incongruence in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Slotkin is proving over and over again her incongruence with that possibility. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 14 July 2023 For many of us Latinos who grew up in the U.S., the search for belonging feels like a negotiation between our cultural incongruences. Jessica Perez, Los Angeles Times, 10 July 2023 The incongruence of Alex singing this basement college party song dead serious is a perfect encapsulation of the sweet chaos of karaoke – and a perfect karaoke song choice. Leyla Shokoohe, The Enquirer, 8 June 2023 The sense of incongruence, of not fitting into the categories and dogma that seemed to define the world, was often punishing—but also, perhaps, led them more intuitively to boundary-pushing philosophical spaces that others might never have imagined, or might have feared to tread in. Laura Hudson, Wired, 16 Nov. 2021 Under the bill, schools would also be obligated to inform parents if the student requests that the school affirm their gender transition, as well as obtain at least one parent’s permission before implementing any plan concerning any gender incongruence experienced by a minor, including counseling. Jessica Chasmar, Fox News, 8 Feb. 2023 And last year, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University found, in a study of 30 trans men and trans women, evidence that genetic variation in how our bodies process estrogen might contribute to a sense of gender incongruence. Aviva Stahl, Wired, 8 July 2021 Ultimately, the answers will bring to light any incongruence that may exist and serve as your blueprint throughout the due diligence process. Mindy Diamond, Forbes, 15 June 2022 Lee's protein example is designed to show this micro/macro incongruence. Kyle Munkittrick, Discover Magazine, 17 Jan. 2011 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1610, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of incongruence was in 1610

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“Incongruence.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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