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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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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.
Like incongruities in jokes, narrative incongruities in seventies films have the potential to excite in us a playful process of free association.
This article considers the ways in which a small sample of remand foster carers from a remand foster project in the south of England attempted to manage these tensions and incongruities and tried to reach a balance between care and control.
Identify incongruities inherent in the business model where management has, either knowingly or unknowingly, accepted risks that should be avoided, given the entity's risk appetite.
Where his musical reputation is based on that former mix of seeming incongruities, his new novel Venus as a Boy tells the tale of this latter context.
This makes for delightful incongruities and exceptional latitudes of emotion and perception, as when "the French celebrate/birth by touching the lips/of a new baby with fine/champagne.
I combine these subject incongruities to express the flavor of a dance that gives Buenos Aires its identity.
While remaining firm in his belief that the variants added were not provided to fill in gaps or lapses in continuity, Tournon acknowledges that he may have overlooked incongruities or neglected to point out gray areas or shades of meaning in the interest of reinforcing his systematic approach to the additions.
impute incongruities to weakness of thought or artistry' (p.
Incongruities are situations which other knowledge suggests to be impossible.