incongruous: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-kong'gr-us), [key]
— adj.
  1. out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming: an incongruous effect; incongruous behavior.
  2. not harmonious in character; inconsonant; lacking harmony of parts: an incongruous mixture of architectural styles.
  3. inconsistent: actions that were incongruous with their professed principles.
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