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  • a  lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
    a plan incongruous with reason
    incongruous behavior
    a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation

  • His daily prayers in the morning appeared incongruous with his hedonistic lifestyle.
  • It always amazes the townspeople why the Browns sell their old and dusty books from an unlikely and incongruous fish market.
  • Faxing to a King would appear incongruous, for a messenger should be the seemingly correct norm; but times are changing.

  • Anthony Kennedy in BBC News
    Justice Kennedy wrote that the "authority claimed by the attorney general is both beyond his expertise and incongruous with the statutory purposes and design".
  • Janet Murguia in MarketWatch
    In the wake of an election that sends a message to the world about freedom, it seems incongruous to raise the specter of hate in America,said Janet Murguia, President and CEO of NCLR. "Hate did not win the election, but it has certainly...
  • Nicholas Burns in Washington Post
    We need China to join the effort and agree to have the next meeting,Burns said in an interview. "We're concerned that China's trade has increased significantly with Iran. It's incongruous for China to continue to sell arms to Iran and...

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