Incongruity : Definition

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Definitions of Incongruity

Pronunciation : In`con*gru"i*ty
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [Pref. in- not + congruity: cf. F. incongruité.]
Definition : 1. The quality or state of being incongruous; want of congruity; unsuitableness; inconsistency; impropriety. The fathers make use of this acknowledgment of the incongruity of images to the Deity, from thence to prove the incongruity of the worship of them. Bp. Stillingfleet.

2. Disagreement of parts; want of symmetry or of harmony. [Obs.]

3. That which is incongruous; want of congruity.

pl. Incongruities.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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