congruousness
noun see congruous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • congruousness — index compatibility, consortium (marriage companionship) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • congruousness — See congruously. * * * …   Universalium

  • congruousness — noun The state or quality of being congruous …   Wiktionary

  • congruousness — n. harmoniousness; appropriateness, suitableness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • congruousness — con·gru·ous·ness …   English syllables

  • congruousness — noun the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate • Syn: ↑congruity, ↑congruence • Ant: ↑incongruousness, ↑incongruity (for: ↑congruity) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • congruity — noun the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate • Syn: ↑congruousness, ↑congruence • Ant: ↑incongruousness (for: ↑congruousness), ↑incongruity …   Useful english dictionary

  • Inconcinnity — In con*cin ni*ty, n. [L. inconcinnitas.] Lack of concinnity or congruousness; unsuitableness. [1913 Webster] There is an inconcinnity in admitting these words. Trench. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • congruous — adjective Etymology: Latin congruus, from congruere to come together, agree Date: 1599 1. a. being in agreement, harmony, or correspondence b. conforming to the circumstances or requirements of a situation ; appropri …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • congruous — congruously, adv. congruousness, n. /kong grooh euhs/, adj. 1. exhibiting harmony of parts. 2. appropriate or fitting. [1590 1600; < L congruus, equiv. to con CON + gru (see CONGRUENT) + us OUS] * * * …   Universalium

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