[in-kong-groo-uh nt, in-kuh n-groo-, -kuh ng-]


not congruent.

Nearby words

  1. inconducive,
  2. inconel,
  3. inconformity,
  4. incongruence,
  5. incongruency,
  6. incongruity,
  7. incongruous,
  8. inconnu,
  9. inconscient,
  10. inconsecutive

Origin of incongruent

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

Related formsin·con·gru·ence, nounin·con·gru·ent·ly, adverb

Can be confusedcongruous congruent incongruous incongruent Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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