non·​con·​gru·​ent ˌnän-kən-ˈgrü-ənt How to pronounce noncongruent (audio)
: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1868, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncongruent was in 1868

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“Noncongruent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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