adverb see incongruous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • incongruously — incongruous ► ADJECTIVE ▪ out of place. DERIVATIVES incongruity noun (pl. incongruities) incongruously adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • incongruously — adverb in an incongruous manner his shirttails stuck out from his tuxedo pants somewhat incongruously • Derived from adjective: ↑incongruous …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incongruously — Incongruous In*con gru*ous, a. [L. incongruus. See {In } not, and {Congruous}.] Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incongruously — See incongruous. * * * …   Universalium

  • incongruously — adverb In an incongruous manner …   Wiktionary

  • incongruously — adv. inharmoniously; inappropriately, improperly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incongruously — in·congruously …   English syllables

  • incongruously — See: incongruous …   English dictionary

  • incongruous — incongruously, adv. incongruousness, n. /in kong grooh euhs/, adj. 1. out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming: an incongruous effect; incongruous behavior. 2. not harmonious in character; inconsonant; lacking harmony of parts: an… …   Universalium

  • incongruous — [[t]ɪnkɒ̱ŋgruəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED Someone or something that is incongruous seems strange when considered together with other aspects of a situation. [FORMAL] She was small and fragile and looked incongruous in an army uniform... The Indian temple… …   English dictionary

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