incongruent

adjective
in·​con·​gru·​ent | \ ˌin-kən-ˈgrü-ənt How to pronounce incongruent (audio) , (ˌ)in-ˈkäŋ-grə-wənt \

Definition of incongruent

: not congruent incongruent triangles

Other Words from incongruent

incongruently adverb

Examples of incongruent in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Michael Mina, epidemiologist and chief science officer at digital healthcare company eMed, said the FDA set unrealistic standards for rapid antigen tests that were incongruent with the purpose of frequent, rapid testing. Jaimie Ding, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Jan. 2022 But Michael Mina, epidemiologist and chief science officer at digital healthcare company eMed, said the FDA set unrealistic standards for rapid antigen tests that were incongruent with the purpose of frequent, rapid testing. Jaimie Ding, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Jan. 2022 But Michael Mina, epidemiologist and chief science officer at digital healthcare company eMed, said the FDA set unrealistic standards for rapid antigen tests that were incongruent with the purpose of frequent, rapid testing. Jaimie Ding, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Jan. 2022 At first glance, the blockbuster director of The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable and Split seems an incongruent choice to judge the competition lineup of one of the world’s premier art house festivals. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Feb. 2022 But Michael Mina, epidemiologist and chief science officer at digital healthcare company eMed, said the FDA set unrealistic standards for rapid antigen tests that were incongruent with the purpose of frequent, rapid testing. Jaimie Ding, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Jan. 2022 But Michael Mina, epidemiologist and chief science officer at digital healthcare company eMed, said the FDA set unrealistic standards for rapid antigen tests that were incongruent with the purpose of frequent, rapid testing. Jaimie Ding, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Jan. 2022 How can these two seemingly incongruent concepts both be true? Guinevere Moore, Forbes, 20 Jan. 2022 But Michael Mina, epidemiologist and chief science officer at digital healthcare company eMed, said the FDA set unrealistic standards for rapid antigen tests that were incongruent with the purpose of frequent, rapid testing. Jaimie Ding, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of incongruent

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for incongruent

Middle English, from Latin incongruent-, incongruens, from in- + congruent-, congruens congruent

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“Incongruent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incongruent. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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