Adjective "Incongruous" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Incongruous


    Definition:

    1. out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming: an incongruous effect; incongruous behavior.

    2. not harmonious in character; inconsonant; lacking harmony of parts: an incongruous mixture of architectural styles.

    3. inconsistent: actions that were incongruous with their professed principles.

    Examples:

    "climbers can be incongruous in packs."

    "climbers can be incongruous in crampons."

    "climbers can be incongruous in boots."

    "climbers can be incongruous in axes."

    "attacks can be incongruous with facts."

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