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noun as in discrepancy

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The incongruity suggests that the Delta variant of the coronavirus is beginning to trip up spending and the US economic recovery.

From Quartz

Eager to show he was in on the joke, Davis wore out punchlines about the seeming incongruity of his identities.

Publishers are also addressing the systemic issues that have contributed to the incongruities between men’s and women’s sports.

From Digiday

Despite the incongruity of trying to make the famously raucous and crowded Miracle scene Covid-19-friendly, the program could be a lifeline for bars, especially in New York, where drinking establishments have been severely impacted by the pandemic.

From Fortune

In their incongruity and outrageous character, they were more and more effective.

An example of this moral incongruity is provided by a new Supreme Court decision dealing with patent law.

The trillion dollar platinum is an absurdity wrapped in a legislative incongruity inside a farce.

I was also toying with the idea of a team of misfits that come together despite their seeming incongruity.

She was always trying to make Thyrsis realize this incongruity, and to persuade him to put some "charming" lines into her part.

The incongruity was too remarkable; the good folks would either put him to the door, or only let him in to send for the police.

There is reverence and piety proclaimed by her presence and no thought of incongruity obtruded.

They seemed to feel a sort of incongruity between their education and the business life.

The incongruity of Finucane's avocation, and his manners and appearance, amused his new friend Pen.


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On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incongruity, such as: inconsistency, difference, inappropriateness, and mismatch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.