Definition of incongruity
1 : the quality or state of being incongruous
2 : something that is incongruous
Examples of incongruity in a Sentence
she's an incongruity: an impeccably groomed woman who keeps a messy house
Recent Examples of incongruity from the Web
This is a show to be savored for its thrills and chills and, like a dream, for its sheer incongruity.
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