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synonyms for incongruous

  • bizarre
  • contradictory
  • inappropriate
  • incoherent
  • incompatible
  • alien
  • conflicting
  • disconsonant
  • discordant
  • disparate
  • distorted
  • divergent
  • extraneous
  • fantastic
  • fitful
  • foreign
  • illogical
  • improper
  • inapropos
  • inapt
  • incongruent
  • inconsistent
  • irreconcilable
  • irregular
  • jumbled
  • lopsided
  • mismatched
  • out of keeping
  • rambling
  • shifting
  • twisted
  • unavailing
  • unbalanced
  • unbecoming
  • unconnected
  • uncoordinated
  • uneven
  • unintelligible
  • unpredictable
  • unrelated
  • unsuitable
  • unsuited
See also synonyms for: incongruously / incongruousness

antonyms for incongruous

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  • compatible
  • congruous
  • consistent
  • corresponding
  • fitting
  • harmonious
  • matched
  • suitable
  • uniform
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The introduction addresses Mother Night’s general subject of ambiguity and its tone of absurdity, but the author’s first-person reflections on his connection to the material is incongruous with the fictional tale that follows.
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My favorite of all the mega abilities is Rocket’s Five Barrell Barrage which sees him trot out a bulky projectile contraption that looks fabulously incongruous supported by his small frame.
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Commissioning this bust, they insisted, was wholly incongruous with the racial reckoning then taking place as the nation fought for abolition and looked toward a Reconstruction process that might guarantee equal rights.
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He was increasing the budget for other things, including police and homeless services, so his claim that it was to address the structural budget deficit was a bit incongruous.
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The scope and ambition of Posey and Padilla-Brown’s plans suddenly seemed incongruous with the scale of the place in which they were being hatched.
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When he returned to the hotel he kissed his incongruous room-mate with the gentleness of a woman.
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The little name sounded so incongruous; it did not suit the big gaunt woman who had almost a touch of the monstrous in her.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
In the whole city there was not such another incongruous gathering of activities.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
She made him a stately courtesy for the benefit of the three faces glued against the panes, but her words were incongruous.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
"I guess I'm not a very—good business manager," faltered the red-lipped voice with incongruous pathos.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
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