Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. incongruous

adjective. ['ˌɪŋˈkɔŋruːəs'] lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness.

Synonyms

  • out or keeping
  • inharmonious
  • discrepant
  • incompatible
  • ironical
  • unfitting
  • ironic
  • inappropriate

Antonyms

  • invariable
  • consistent
  • reconcilable
  • harmonious

Etymology

  • incongruus (Latin)
  • congruus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Incongruous

  • ambiguous
  • arduous
  • conspicuous
  • contemptuous
  • contiguous
  • continuous
  • deciduous
  • disingenuous
  • ingenuous
  • innocuous
  • promiscuous
  • strenuous
  • sumptuous
  • tempestuous
  • tumultuous
  • vacuous
  • virtuous

Sentences with incongruous


1. Adjective
As incongruous as it sounds, water collecting near a light fixture can start a fire.

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