noun Date: 1610 incongruity

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Incongruence — In*con gru*ence, n. [L. incongruentia.] Lack of congruence; incongruity. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incongruence — index conflict, controversy (argument), difference, disaccord, discord, discrepancy, disparity, diss …   Law dictionary

  • incongruence — ● incongruence nom féminin Mauvaise adaptation des fragments d un os fracturé, qui se constate surtout après une fracture ayant entraîné une perte de substance osseuse. Mauvaise adaptation de deux surfaces articulaires entre elles …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • incongruence — (n.) c.1600, from L.L. incongruentia incongruity, from incongruentem (nom. incongruens) incongruous, inconsistent, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + congruens (see CONGRUENT (Cf. congruent)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Incongruence — Congruence Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • incongruence — See incongruent. * * * …   Universalium

  • incongruence — noun a) a want of congruence; incongruity. b) out of place, absurd …   Wiktionary

  • incongruence — n. lack of harmony, lack of agreement …   English contemporary dictionary

  • incongruence — in·congruence …   English syllables

  • incongruence — (|)in, ən+ noun Etymology: Late Latin incongruentia, from Latin incongruent , incongruens + ia y : incongruity …   Useful english dictionary

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