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incongruity

[in-kuh n-groo-i-tee, -kuh ng-] /ˌɪn kənˈgru ɪ ti, -kəŋ-/
noun, plural incongruities for 2.
1.
the quality or condition of being incongruous.
2.
something incongruous.
Origin of incongruity
1525-1535
1525-35; < Late Latin incongruitās. See in-3, congruity
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incongruity

/ˌɪnkɒŋˈɡruːɪtɪ/
noun (pl) -ties
1.
something incongruous
2.
the state or quality of being incongruous
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Word Origin and History for incongruity
n.

1530s, from French incongruité or directly from Medieval Latin incongruitas, from Latin in- "not" (see in- (1)) + congruitas (see congruity).

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