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incongruity

in·con·gru·i·ty

incongruity

 
 
pronunciation:
In kn gru ih ti
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: incongruities
definition 1: the condition of being inappropriate or inconsistent.
She was struck by the incongruity between his kindly manner and his cruel remarks.
definition 2: an instance of such inappropriateness or inconsistency.
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