- plural form of incongruity
The definition of incongruities are things that don't fit, don't belong or that disagree.
A cheerful face and a very angry voice are examples of incongruities because they do not go well or fit together.
- Incongruities manifest themselves not only between certain sections and the main scheme of the book, but also between these and their immediate contexts.
- The exchange was a stark testimony to the incongruities of man versus woman, and the pending adjustments of our marriage, looming ahead.
- In the hawk cemeteries birds were pickled and buried in long bundles, forming sometimes an assortment that is not without incongruities from the naturalist's point of view.
- 'Notwithstanding the evidence, which presented some incongruities, offered by Mr Mackay (Ibis, 1867, p. 244).
- But elsewhere there are traces of secondary Deuteronomic expansion and of internal incongruities in Deuteronomic narratives; contrast xiv.