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incongruence

[ in-kong-groo-uhns, in-kuhn-groo-, -kuhng- ]
/ ɪnˈkɒŋ gru əns, ˌɪn kənˈgru-, -kəŋ- /
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noun
the state or condition of not being in agreement, accordance, or harmony, or the degree to which things are in this state: The incongruence in cultural values and norms between Americanized adolescents and their more traditional immigrant parents can lead to family conflict and adolescent behavior problems.
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