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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɑːŋgruəs; ɪnˈkɒŋgrʊəs/

Translation of incongruous in Spanish:


  • [behavior/remark] fuera de lugar, inapropiado; [appearance] extraño, raro
    Example sentences
    • But this was all a tad incongruous in the surroundings of what looked like a converted garage.
    • The spaghetti western mood was slightly dampened by an incongruous collection of artesania stalls in the square.
    • Having lived among it in its homeland though, US culture suddenly seems strangely incongruous here.

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