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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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Not with pleasure, though I was bound to him by so many ties; no; with considerable disturbance, some mortification, and a keen sense of incongruity.
I could pass anywhere for twenty-five to thirty years of age, and to be a great uncle always seemed the height of incongruity, for my thoughts and feelings were those of a boy.
His lamp was not lit, and as her large, grave face gazed at him through the light dusk from under the shadow of her ample bonnet, he felt the incongruity of such a person presenting herself as a servant.
To Tess's sense there was, just at first, a ghastly BIZARRERIE, a grim incongruity, in the march of these solemn words of Scripture out of such a mouth.
He was exhilarated by the scene, the funny little man in his odd clothes, the panelled room and the Spanish furniture, the English fare: the whole thing had an exquisite incongruity.
It appeared to stand out in marked contrast and incongruity to all its surroundings, and when I stopped to examine it, I found that it was a small strip of muslin--part of the hem of a garment.
He smiled bitterly at the incongruity of it, and was assailed by doubts.
There have been market narratives talking up the incongruity of recent dollar declines in the face of a marked spike in U.
If, and there are now going to be some very beady-eyed observers in the Fourth Estate, there is any incongruity between what is stated on the form and what is apparent 'on the ground' then that incongruity may find its way to the SC, and the law will take its course.
Shaikh Mohsen also praised His Majesty the King's keenness on this law which is indicative of strong national unity and unanimous willpower that overcame all factors of incongruity among the Bahraini people whilst observant to the jurisprudential uniqueness and compatibility of all of its articles with Islamic Sharia provisions and fortified by sureties that ensure that the articles of this law would not be subject to alteration by any unspecialized body.
Illustrations by Nicolas Hubesch in comic-strip style capture the incongruity of animal antics in an everyday setting, with humour in the gait of each tiny creature in the street scenes.
From serious concerns to serious incongruity, the Asean is biblically 'like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.