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incongruous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of incongruous

  1. 1 not appropriate for a particular occasion or situation there's an incongruous modernism to the actor's performance in this period piece Synonyms of incongruous amiss, graceless, improper, inapposite, inapt, inappropriate, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, malapropos, perverse, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitable, untoward, wrongWords Related to incongruous inopportune, unfortunate, unseasonable, untimely; extraneous, immaterial, inapplicable, irrelative, irrelevant; misbecoming, mismatched; incompatible, inconsistent, uncongenial; bad, naughty, sinful; blamable, blameworthy, censurable; banned, barred, disallowed; forbidden, interdicted, outlawed, prohibited, proscribed; awkward, gauche, ungraceful; unacceptable, unsatisfactoryNear Antonyms of incongruous fortunate, opportune, seasonable, timely; applicable, apposite, apropos, apt, germane, material, pat, pointed, relative, relevant; compatible, congenial, harmonious; allowed, authorized, permitted; approved, endorsed (also indorsed), kosher, licensed, sanctioned; abetted, encouraged, promoted, supported; acceptable, adequate, all right, decent, fine, OK (or okay), passable, respectable, satisfactory, tolerable; commendable, creditable, exemplary; blameless, irreproachable; balanced, companionate, congruous, consonant, harmoniousAntonyms of incongruous appropriate, becoming, befitting, correct, decorous, felicitous, fit, fitting, genteel, happy, meet, proper, right, seemly, suitable

  2. 2 not being in agreement or harmony incongruous theories about the origins of matter Synonyms of incongruous clashing, conflicting, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, incompatible, inconsistent, inconsonant, inharmonious, mutually exclusive, repugnantWords Related to incongruous irreconcilable; antagonistic, antipodal, antipodean, antithetical, contradictory, contrary, diametric (or diametrical), opposing, oppositeNear Antonyms of incongruous akin, like, similarAntonyms of incongruous accordant, agreeing, compatible, concordant, conformable (to), congruent, congruous, consistent, consonant, correspondent (with or to), harmonious, nonconflicting

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