Incongruence



[in-kong-groo-uh nt, in-kuh n-groo-, -kuh ng-] /ɪnˈkɒŋ gru ənt, ˌɪn kənˈgru-, -kəŋ-/

adjective
1.
not congruent.
n.

c.1600, from Late Latin incongruentia “incongruity,” from incongruentem (nominative incongruens) “incongruous, inconsistent,” from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + congruens (see congruent).
adj.

mid-15c., from Latin incongruentem (nominative incongruens), from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + congruens (see congruent). Related: Incongruently.

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    [in-kong-groo-uh nt, in-kuh n-groo-, -kuh ng-] /ɪnˈkɒŋ gru ənt, ˌɪn kənˈgru-, -kəŋ-/ adjective 1. not congruent. adj. mid-15c., from Latin incongruentem (nominative incongruens), from in- “not” (see in- (1)) + congruens (see congruent). Related: Incongruently.

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