incongruity

[ in-kuhn-groo-i-tee, -kuhng- ]
/ ˌɪn kənˈgru ɪ ti, -kəŋ- /

noun, plural in·con·gru·i·ties for 2.

the quality or condition of being incongruous.
something incongruous.

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Origin of incongruity

From the Late Latin word incongruitās, dating back to 1525–35. See in-3, congruity
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British Dictionary definitions for incongruity

incongruity
/ (ˌɪnkɒŋˈɡruːɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

something incongruous
the state or quality of being incongruous
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