incongruous

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  • Its position here is perhaps almost as incongruous as in its original place. Cited from Ballads of Romance and Chivalry, by Frank Sidgwick
  • That was the truth, she could not help things if they did seem a little incongruous. Cited from Celibates, by George Moore
  • This is likely to have been the time when they acquired their incongruous English name.
  • It struck him as incongruous and impossible that only fifteen hours had passed since then. Cited from The River's End, James Oliver Curwood
  • They would be quite incongruous in the son of any other soil. Cited from The Land of Contrasts, by James Fullarton Muirhead
  • Then somehow there seemed to be something incongruous about the action and he looked around. Cited from The City of Fire, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • These objects may be held sacred in some degree for a number of incongruous reasons. Cited from The Making of Religion, by Andrew Lang
  • A more incongruous sight than we saw there human eyes never beheld. Cited from The Woman Thou Gavest Me, by Hall Caine
  • On this night of pleasure nothing would have been more incongruous. Cited from Tarrano the Conqueror, by Raymond King Cummings
  • Well, he was not incongruous with this background, simply because he destroyed it. Cited from The Beach of Dreams, by H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • He had much to gain and nothing to lose by this incongruous union. Cited from Love Romances of the Aristocracy, by Thornton Hall
  • From all these we are saved by our feeling for the incongruous. Cited from Life's Enthusiasms, by David Starr Jordan
  • How incongruous that I should be listening to it here and under these circumstances! Cited from Carry On, by Coningsby Dawson
  • Are there any two things in the world more incongruous? Cited from Bacon is Shake-Speare, Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence
  • There was one that especially struck her; it seemed so incongruous. Cited from Washington Square, by Henry James
  • It was not a more incongruous pair than were to be seen in many parts of the assembly. Cited from Wych Hazel, by Susan and Anna Warner
  • He was not only all in, but his mind still played with incongruous sentences. Cited from Merton of the Movies, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • These two ideas are less incongruous than they seem. Cited from Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3), by Charles Eliot
  • By this time an incongruous collection stretched in parallel lines above the high-water mark. Cited from Angel Island, Inez Haynes Gillmore
  • Many scenes of a similar incongruous character are still traditionally connected with such occasions. Cited from Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character, by Edward Bannerman Ramsay
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Words starting with incongruous

Meaning of incongruous

  • adjective Lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
    a plan incongruous with reason, incongruous behavior, a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation