incongruity

[ in-kuh n-groo-i-tee, -kuh ng- ]SEE DEFINITION OF incongruity

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INCONGRUITY

The picture is almost comic in its incongruity with what actually is.

Now, it is a mere anomaly and incongruity here, out of date and out of purpose.

There is the same element of incongruity, without the tragic consequence.

There is an incongruity about death on the battlefield which assails the mind.

He felt no incongruity in the veteran Parmenides correcting the youthful Socrates.

The oddity and incongruity of her attire attracted attention.

His countenance expressed his sense of the incongruity of the union.

They are more than double her age, and yet they can see no incongruity in hoping to win her.

The incongruity of the word was enough to make one jump out of the chair.

What could come of such a collocation of names but a life of incongruity and absurdity!

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INCONGRUITY

disagreement

noundifference, unlikeness
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