Incongruous numbers(Arith.), two numbers, which, with respect to a third, are such that their difference can not be divided by it without a remainder, the two numbers being said to be incongruous with respect to the third; as, twenty and twenty-five are incongruous with respect to four.

Syn. — Inconsistent; unsuitable; inharmonious; disagreeing; absurd; inappropriate; unfit; improper. See Inconsistent.

In*con"gru*ous*ly, adv.In*con"gru*ous*ness, n.

(In`con*nect"ed) a. Not connected; disconnected. [R.] Bp. Warburton.

(In`con*nec"tion) n. Disconnection.

(In`con*nex"ed*ly) adv. [Pref. in- not + connexed (p. p. of connex) + - ly.] Not connectedly; without connection. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.

(In*con"scion*a*ble) a. Unconscionable. [Obs.] Spenser.

(In*con"scious) a. Unconscious. [Obs.]

(In`con*sec"u*tive*ness) n. The state or quality of not being consecutive. J. H. Newman.

(In*con"se*quence) n. [L. inconsequentia: cf. F. inconséquence.] The quality or state of being inconsequent; want of just or logical inference or argument; inconclusiveness. Bp. Stillingfleet.

Strange, that you should not see the inconsequence of your own reasoning!
Bp. Hurd.

Incongealable to Inconvertibleness

(In`con*geal"a*ble) a. [L. incongelabilis. See Congeal.] Not congealable; incapable of being congealed.In`con*geal"a*ble*ness, n.

(In`con*gen"ial) a. Not congenial; uncongenial. [R.] — In`con*ge`ni*al"i*ty [R.]

(In*con"gru*ence) n. [L. incongruentia.] Want of congruence; incongruity. Boyle.

(In*con"gru*ent) a. [L. incongruens. See In- not, and Congruent.] Incongruous. Sir T. Elyot.

(In`con*gru"i*ty) n.; pl. Incongruities [Pref. in- not + congruity: cf. F. incongruité.]

1. The quality or state of being incongruous; want of congruity; unsuitableness; inconsistency; impropriety.

The fathers make use of this acknowledgment of the incongruity of images to the Deity, from thence to prove the incongruity of the worship of them.
Bp. Stillingfleet.

2. Disagreement of parts; want of symmetry or of harmony. [Obs.]

3. That which is incongruous; want of congruity.

(In*con"gru*ous) a. [L. incongruus. See In- not, and Congruous.] Not congruous; reciprocally disagreeing; not capable of harmonizing or readily assimilating; inharmonious; inappropriate; unsuitable; not fitting; inconsistent; improper; as, an incongruous remark; incongruous behavior, action, dress, etc. "Incongruous mixtures of opinions." I. Taylor. "Made up of incongruous parts." Macaulay.

Incongruous denotes that kind of absence of harmony or suitableness of which the taste and experience of men takes cognizance.
C. J. Smith.

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