- exhibiting harmony of parts.
- appropriate or fitting.
Origin of congruous
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Examples from the Web for congruous
But the image is complete, congruous, and capable of being championed.Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, Vol III
All around is the irrational, that which is not congruous with reason.
This is a fine illustration of an addendum that is congruous.How to See a Play
He has a notion of the conduct that is congruous to love's nature.
Moran in Magdalena Bay was consistent, congruous, and fitted into her environment.Moran of the Lady Letty
- corresponding or agreeing
- suitable; appropriate
C16: from Latin congruus suitable, harmonious; see congruent
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Word Origin and History for congruous
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