HyperDic: incongruous

English > 1 sense of the word incongruous:
ADJECTIVEallincongruouslacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
incongruous > pronunciation
Soundsihngkao'ngruwahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > incongruous: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaninglacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness.
Examples
  • "a plan incongruous with reason"
  • "incongruous behavior"
  • "a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation"
Narrowerdiscrepant, inconsistentnot in agreement / agreement
inappropriate, incompatible, out or keeping, unfittingnot in keeping with what is correct or proper
inharmoniouslacking in harmony of parts
ironic, ironicalCharacterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is
Oppositecongruous, congruentcorresponding / corresponding in character or kind
Spanishdisparate, incongruente, incongruo
Catalanincongruent
Nounsincongruity, incongruousnessthe quality of disagreeing
Adverbsincongruouslyin an incongruous manner

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