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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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Viewers, however, might experience some temporary surprise and confusion when they encounter slight incongruities between the psychiatrist's explanation and Mother's monologue in the very next scene: "It's sad when a mother has to speak the words that condemn her own son, but I couldn't allow them to believe that I would commit murder....
They also performed and described incongruities (deliberately making objects perform wrong actions), shared taboo themes (blowing raspberries and making rude noises), engaged in banter (lighthearted and playful teasing and rough and tumble) and clowned around (silly poses, body movements and pulling faces) to make their siblings laugh.
"Resolutions and their incongruities: Further thoughts on Logical Mechanisms." Humor - International Journal of Humor Research, 24(2): 125-49.
Some authors (e.g., Ruch & Hehl, 1998; Samson & Huber, 2007) juxtapose incongruity--resolution humor with nonsense humor, where no or partial resolution is present or even new incongruities arise at the punchline stage (McGhee, Ruch, & Hehl, 1990).
It's a hilarious, fun read for any who enjoy either travel and other cultures, or the incongruities of signage.
The Portuguese capital at that time was a place of strange incongruities and topsy-turvy values: an island of peace in a continent at war, the seat of government of an authoritarian police state that boasted of being Britain's "oldest ally," and a magnet for international intrigue.
With the 150th anniversary in mind (April 10, 1864), Maximilian and Carlota details Louis NapolA[c]on's intrepid scheme to install Maximilian von Habsburg and his wife as emperor and empress, but also details the intrigues and incongruities that occurred while nineteenth-century European leaders sought to remake the New World in their vision.
The Obama Administration has acted on a day of diplomacy with Iran by declaring a massive arms sale to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, which farther reflects the incongruities of US foreign policy.
And Adl has had great fun dreaming up incongruities for the illustration relating to the confusing dream.
His reflections on holiday traditions, the possibility of life after death, and much more blend humor and insight with a sense of fun as it observes everyday life and beliefs, and comments on ironies and incongruities. Any audio listening library will find this a fun acquisition!
Nicholas Horwood's script imposes a bright modernity on the Dark Ages (it seems unlikely that Arthurian Englanders used terms like "bloody hell"), and Bucher exploits the incongruities to her own advantage.
The authors states that incongruities between people's knowledge and the information contained in a wiki can lead to cognitive conflicts in the sense of Piaget.