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incongruous
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Childhood's End
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  • When they had to go into the open for any length of time, they wore dark glasses which gave them a somewhat incongruous appearance.
  • There was something incongruous, even faintly absurd, about what he was doing.
  • They walked for a few metres past a beautiful model of Paris, past art-treasures from a dozen centuries grouped incongruously together, past modem calculating machines and paleolithic axes, past television receivers and Hero of Alexandra’s steam-turbine.

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  • incongruous behavior
  • I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning , or destroyed it altogether.
    Alfred North Whitehead

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