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noun     incongruity pronunciation in American English
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  1. [uncountable] the quality of being very different from other things that happen or exist in the same situation and therefore appearing to be strange

    the incongruity between de Gaulle’s ambitions and the needs of the nation

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      [countable] something that seems strange because of being very different from other things which happen or exist in the same situation


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