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How to use incongruity in a sentence
The incongruity suggests that the Delta variant of the coronavirus is beginning to trip up spending and the US economic recovery.The Delta variant is already cramping American spending | Samanth Subramanian | August 27, 2021 | Quartz
Eager to show he was in on the joke, Davis wore out punchlines about the seeming incongruity of his identities.The history fueling doubts over Britney Spears’s religious conversion | Rebecca Davis | August 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Publishers are also addressing the systemic issues that have contributed to the incongruities between men’s and women’s sports.Why growth of women’s sports coverage and advertiser interest is bogged down by small steps forward | Sara Guaglione | April 8, 2021 | Digiday
Despite the incongruity of trying to make the famously raucous and crowded Miracle scene Covid-19-friendly, the program could be a lifeline for bars, especially in New York, where drinking establishments have been severely impacted by the pandemic.Can Christmas-themed Miracle bars help save America’s devastated bar industry? | Rachel Schallom | October 24, 2020 | Fortune
In their incongruity and outrageous character, they were more and more effective.
An example of this moral incongruity is provided by a new Supreme Court decision dealing with patent law.
The trillion dollar platinum is an absurdity wrapped in a legislative incongruity inside a farce.
I was also toying with the idea of a team of misfits that come together despite their seeming incongruity.
She was always trying to make Thyrsis realize this incongruity, and to persuade him to put some "charming" lines into her part.Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
The incongruity was too remarkable; the good folks would either put him to the door, or only let him in to send for the police.Tales and Fantasies | Robert Louis Stevenson
There is reverence and piety proclaimed by her presence and no thought of incongruity obtruded.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love | Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton
They seemed to feel a sort of incongruity between their education and the business life.A Traveler from Altruria: Romance | William Dean Howells
The incongruity of Finucane's avocation, and his manners and appearance, amused his new friend Pen.A History of Pendennis, Volume 1 | William Makepeace Thackeray
British Dictionary definitions for incongruity
the state or quality of being incongruous
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