- The definition of incongruent is not the same, not compatible or out of place.
When you take one position on something and then a second later you take a contrary position, this is an example of a situation where your statements would be described as incongruent.
incongruent definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin incongruens
incongruent definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Not congruent.
- in·conˈgru·ence noun
- in·conˈgru·ent·ly adverb