Definition of incongruity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

incongruity

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌɪnkɒnˈɡruːəti//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪnkɑːnˈɡruːəti//
 
[uncountable, countable](pl. incongruities)
 
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the fact of being strange and not suitable in a situation synonym inappropriateness She was struck by the incongruity of the situation.