incongruent

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

adjective

not congruent.

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decorum

Origin of incongruent

1525–35; < Latin incongruent- (stem of incongruēns) inconsistent. See in-3, congruent

OTHER WORDS FROM incongruent

in·con·gru·ence, nounin·con·gru·ent·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH incongruent

congruous congruent incongruous incongruent
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