Incongruity

Definition of Incongruity

In`con`gru´i`ty
n.1.
1.The quality or state of being incongruous; lack 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; lack of symmetry or of harmony.
3.That which is incongruous; lack of congruity.

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