Incongruent vs. Incongruous

Incongruent vs. Incongruous — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Incongruent and Incongruous

Incongruentadjective

Not congruent.

Incongruousadjective

Lacking in harmony; incompatible

a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation.

Incongruentadjective

Incongruous.

Incongruousadjective

Not in agreement, as with principles; inconsistent

a plan incongruous with reason.

Incongruentadjective

out of place, incompatible, inharmonious, not congruent

The yellow blazer was incongruent for the funeral.Her knowledge of world politics was incongruent in someone so young.

Incongruousadjective

Not in keeping with what is correct, proper, or logical; inappropriate

incongruous behavior.
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Incongruentadjective

(mathematics) of or relating to two numbers that have different remainders when divided by a third number

Incongruousadjective

Not similar or congruent; not matching or fitting in.

Incongruentadjective

not congruent

Incongruousadjective

(math) Of two numbers, with respect to a third, such that their difference can not be divided by it without a remainder.

20 and 25 are incongruous with respect to 4.

Incongruousadjective

lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness;

a plan incongruous with reasonincongruous behaviora joke that was incongruous with polite conversation