congruity

[ kuh n-groo-i-tee, kon-, kuh ng-, kong- ]
/ kənˈgru ɪ ti, kɒn-, kəŋ-, kɒŋ- /

noun, plural con·gru·i·ties.

the state or quality of being congruous; harmony; appropriateness: a congruity of ideas.
the state or quality of being geometrically congruent.
a point of agreement.
Scholasticism. merit bestowed as a divine gift rather than earned.
Compare condignity.

Origin of congruity

1350–1400; Middle English congruite < Middle French < Late Latin congruitāt- (stem of congruitās), equivalent to Latin congru(us) congruous + -itāt- -ity

Related forms

non·con·gru·i·ty, noun, plural non·con·gru·i·ties.
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