[ kong-groo-uh s ]
/ ˈkɒŋ gru əs /
exhibiting harmony of parts.
appropriate or fitting.
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Origin of congruous
OTHER WORDS FROM congruous
con·gru·ous·ly, adverbcon·gru·ous·ness, nounnon·con·gru·ous, adjectivenon·con·gru·ous·ly, adverb
non·con·gru·ous·ness, nounun·con·gru·ous, adjectiveun·con·gru·ous·ly, adverbun·con·gru·ous·ness, noun
Words nearby congruous
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British Dictionary definitions for non-congruous
/ (ˈkɒŋɡrʊəs) /
corresponding or agreeing
Derived forms of congruouscongruity (kənˈɡruːɪtɪ) or congruousness, nouncongruously, adverb
Word Origin for congruous
C16: from Latin congruus suitable, harmonious; see congruent
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