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incongruous

[in′käŋ·grü·əs]
(geology)
Of a drag fold, having an axis and axial surface not parallel to the axis and axial surface of the main fold to which it is related.
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They acted "incongruently" because they were able to reconcile the tension between the urgency of the Great Commission and the evident compassion of the Christ they sought to emulate.
One of the fastest ways to diminish success is to act incongruently with what you expect of others.
Crystalline silicates react with an aqueous solution incongruently (Garrels and Mackenzie, 1971).
This compound has a very low latent heat of fusion, and melts incongruently above 2 [degrees] C to a slurry mixture of 70% (by volume) microcrystalline epsomite (containing the usual 7 water molecules) and 30% liquid water.
A 36-year-old married professional woman, whom we will call Susan, phoned one of the authors (B.E.) seeking therapy for "a problem I've had for twenty years." She began her first session in a fast-talking, cerebral, incongruently cheerful manner, describing "basically an overeating issue--a weight issue ...
This final example also points to how new visual and communication technologies demand a transnational and critically interdisciplinary investigation of the incongruently visible bodies, producers, and viewing subjects that wage the cultural contestation that is "imaging Japanese America."
Hypothesis 1: Those who rate themselves incongruently high, relative to assessors, on their assessment centre performance will also score higher on dominance-oriented dimensions.
But it is found that the preparation of [Rb.sub.3]RE[(P[O.sub.4]).sub.2] powders by these methods are very difficult because the double phosphates melt incongruently at about 1000[degrees]C (6).
The inhabitants of Montparnasse recognized about this odd couple, incongruently matched in stature and age, that "he [was] more attached to her than she to him"(83).
Though "The Raven" disseminates outwards and dissolves into the work of many writers of the period, many more than I have named, critics like Ingram and Allen re-collect Poe and use, rather incongruently, a tracing of sources to emphasize Poe's superiority: his surplus, his inexplicable gain.
Oden (1998) captures this full-bodied use of reason: "The [next] wall of the quadrilateral fortress, reason, requires critical analysis of all that has been asserted in order to avoid self-contradiction, to take appropriate account of scientific and historical knowledge, to credit appropriately new information and empirical data, and to try to see the truth as a whole and not as disparate parts or incongruently separable insights" (p.
This information plays a stewardship role because price, while it aggregates information about the firm efficiently, nonetheless aggregates information about the manager inefficiently or incongruently (e.g., Lambert and Larcker 1987; Banker and Datar 1989; Paul 1992; Bushman and Indjejikian 1993; Feltham and Xie 1994).