noncongruent

adjective
non·​con·​gru·​ent | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈgrü-ənt How to pronounce noncongruent (audio) , -ˈkäŋ-grü-ənt\

Definition of noncongruent

: lacking congruity : not congruent noncongruent triangles Underlying all of this is the fundamental problem of the country's having adopted two noncongruent ideals of higher education.— Nicholas Lemann

First Known Use of noncongruent

1868, in the meaning defined above

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