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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In an inappropriate or absurd manner.

Usage examples (34)
  • His shirttails stuck out from his tuxedo pants somewhat incongruously
  • Adjective : an incongruous effect; incongruous behavior. ,an incongruous mixture of architectural styles. ,actions that were incongruous with their professed...
  • He told the story in his incongruously pedantic fashion.
  • The remark seemed to fall incongruously and Carus hastened to explain: for more
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