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OTHER WORDS FROM incongruousin·con·gru·ous·ly, adverbin·con·gru·ous·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH incongruousincongruous , incongruent
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The introduction addresses Mother Night’s general subject of ambiguity and its tone of absurdity, but the author’s first-person reflections on his connection to the material is incongruous with the fictional tale that follows.What Early Drafts of Slaughterhouse-Five Reveal About Kurt Vonnegut's Struggles|Tom Roston|November 11, 2021|Time
My favorite of all the mega abilities is Rocket’s Five Barrell Barrage which sees him trot out a bulky projectile contraption that looks fabulously incongruous supported by his small frame.‘Guardians of the Galaxy’: A game with big personality|Christopher Byrd|October 29, 2021|Washington Post
Commissioning this bust, they insisted, was wholly incongruous with the racial reckoning then taking place as the nation fought for abolition and looked toward a Reconstruction process that might guarantee equal rights.The statue of Chief Justice Taney never belonged in the Capitol|Corey Brooks|July 1, 2021|Washington Post
He was increasing the budget for other things, including police and homeless services, so his claim that it was to address the structural budget deficit was a bit incongruous.
The scope and ambition of Posey and Padilla-Brown’s plans suddenly seemed incongruous with the scale of the place in which they were being hatched.
On the small stage, with another hundred people in the audience, sat or stood a rather incongruous group of actors.
Minaj further mystifies her motives by layering these terrifying, offensive visual cues with her own totally incongruous lyrics.Nicki Minaj’s ‘Only’ Lyrics Video Is Like a Loose Adaptation of ‘Mein Kampf’ ft. Drake|Amy Zimmerman|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They got smaller and smaller; and the costumes became more and more incongruous and outrageous.
Even those who were not already republicans wanted the royals to be more aware of how incongruous their profligacy seemed.Imagining Prince Charles as King Makes All of Britain Wish They Could Leave Like Scotland|Clive Irving|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On its face, Israel surely seems incongruous in this collection, but it could actually fill several important roles.Here’s What the U.S. Has to Do to Deal With the Mad Middle East|Leslie H. Gelb|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he returned to the hotel he kissed his incongruous room-mate with the gentleness of a woman.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The little name sounded so incongruous; it did not suit the big gaunt woman who had almost a touch of the monstrous in her.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
In the whole city there was not such another incongruous gathering of activities.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
She made him a stately courtesy for the benefit of the three faces glued against the panes, but her words were incongruous.
"I guess I'm not a very—good business manager," faltered the red-lipped voice with incongruous pathos.Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott