Congruities
Congruity Con*gru"i*ty (? or ?), n.; pl. {Congruities}. [Cf. F. congruit?.] 1. The state or quality of being congruous; the relation or agreement between things; fitness; harmony; correspondence; consistency. [1913 Webster]

With what congruity doth the church of Rome deny that her enemies do at all appertain to the church of Christ? --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

A whole sentence may fail of its congruity by wanting one particle. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geom.) Coincidence, as that of lines or figures laid over one another. [1913 Webster]

3. (Scholastic Theol.) That, in an imperfectly good persons, which renders it suitable for God to bestow on him gifts of grace. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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