Origin of incongruous
Examples from the Web for incongruous
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
It is impossible to overstate just how isolated and incongruous Lady Thatcher was when she entered Parliament in 1959.
He does not take umbrage at the incongruous presence of the housekeeper in a presidential suite that is still occupied.Five Things You Didn’t Know About DSK From John Solomon’s New Book|John Solomon|June 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“I was 11 years old,” he says, in his gravelly voice that carries an incongruous hint of Brooklyn (Gosling is Canadian).Ryan Gosling: On Blue Valentine and Michelle Williams|Nicole LaPorte|December 26, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Berliners for the most part simply lived with it, incongruous and sinister as it was.
The sunburnt face, puckered with a wry wistfulness, was only comic in its incongruous coat of grease.No Hero|E.W. Hornung
She took no heed of her flimsy, incongruous dress, her fatigue, her need of sleep.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
If he were asked to read prayers in French the idea would seem to him incongruous, a mingling of frivolous with sacred things.Human Intercourse|Philip Gilbert Hamerton
Not far away was the wrecked plane, an incongruous mass of streaks where the fabric had ripped through the gas-paint.
I will complete this sketch of an incurable cannibal grandee with two incongruous traits.In the South Seas|Robert Louis Stevenson