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The look in his eye was incongruent with his words.
  out of place; or not corresponding
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incongruent incongruence
Strongly Associated with:   incongruity, incongruous
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  • The look in his eye was incongruent with his words.
  • Her job is incongruent with her values.
  • A hueless pallor dulled Mark’s face, a proud untouchability so incongruent on a face that suddenly belonged to a boy.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • "When did this start?" he heard himself say, taking in the swollen abdomen that was so incongruent on this lean, muscled man.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone

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  • One Makes The Things Incongruent, Another The Incongruity And for their Morall, and Civill Philosophy, it hath the same, or greater absurdities.
    Thomas Hobbes  --  Leviathan
  • By the time we had reached the city, the fight had become fiction, the truth divisible in four distinct incongruent ways.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
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Associated words [difficulty]:   incongruent [8] , incongruity [5] , incongruous [2] , incongruous [2] , incongruity [5] , congruent [7]
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