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incongruity
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition
the quality of being out of place
  • "And what reason is that?" asked Hester, half smiling at the absurd incongruity of the child's observation; but on second thoughts turning pale.
    Chapter 15 -- Hester and Pearl (57% in)

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