congruity


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Related to congruity: indubitably, bewilderment, lack of congruity

con·gru·i·ty

 (kən-gro͞o′ĭ-tē, kŏn-)
n. pl. con·gru·i·ties
1. The quality or fact of being congruous.
2. The quality or fact of being congruent.
3. A point of agreement.

con•gru•i•ty

(kənˈgru ɪ ti, kɒn-, kəŋ-, kɒŋ-)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the state or quality of being congruous; harmony.
2. the state or quality of being geometrically congruent.
3. a point of agreement.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.congruity - the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate
harmony, harmoniousness - compatibility in opinion and action
incongruity, incongruousness - the quality of disagreeing; being unsuitable and inappropriate

congruity

noun
2. Logical agreement among parts:
Translations
مُلائَمَه، انْسِجام، مُطابَقَه
shodashodnost
kongruens
egybevágóság
samsvörun
çakışma

congruity

[kɒŋˈgruːɪtɪ] Ncongruencia f (with con)

congruity

nÜbereinstimmung f, → Kongruenz f (geh)

congruent

(ˈkoŋgruənt) adjective
of two or more geometrical figures, touching at all points when one is fitted on top of the other. congruent triangles.
conˈgruity (-ˈgruː-) noun
References in classic literature ?
The reader may be disposed to wonder how I could prevail on myself to give so free a representation of my own species, among a race of mortals who are already too apt to conceive the vilest opinion of humankind, from that entire congruity between me and their YAHOOS.
Still, there was much of in congruity, even immediately about the mansion-house.
The fact that I was the son of a slave relegated me to a position of minor importance in the consideration of O-Tar, yet I am still the son of a jeddak and might sit upon the throne of Manator with as perfect congruity as O-Tar himself.
One of us compared the harmony existing between a Haydn symphony and pistache ice cream to the exquisite congruity between Milly and Cypher's.
At Miss Bella's time of life it was not to be expected that she should examine herself very closely on the congruity or stability of her position in Mr Boffin's house.
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The score moves from a Disneyesque love-song duet through samba and severely minimalist sections, but despite the range of styles, it has a strong sense of congruity throughout.
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