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incongruous
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

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Definition
out of place; or lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
  • It was the curse of mankind that these incongruous fagots were thus bound together that in the agonised womb of consciousness, these polar twins should be continuously struggling.
    p. 84.8
incongruous = out of place; or lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness
  • Others will follow, others will outstrip me on the same lines; and I hazard the guess that man will be ultimately known for a mere polity of multifarious, incongruous, and independent denizens.
    p. 83.9
  • Hence, although I had now two characters as well as two appearances, one was wholly evil, and the other was still the old Henry Jekyll, that incongruous compound of whose reformation and improvement I had already learned to despair.
    p. 89.6

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