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 (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.
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(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]
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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
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2. Logical agreement among parts:
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مُلائَمَه، انْسِجام، مُطابَقَه


[kɒŋˈgruːɪtɪ] Ncongruencia f (with con)
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nÜbereinstimmung f, → Kongruenz f (geh)
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(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
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References in classic literature ?
One of us compared the harmony existing between a Haydn symphony and pistache ice cream to the exquisite congruity between Milly and Cypher's.
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.
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.
The effect is not disparity but congruity: despite differences in scale between an elephant and a butterfly, or of source between the Psalms and Erasmus's Adagia, what is displayed is always the inventiveness of art.
In this changing geopolitics, Russia has sought to make an underlying congruity with China, such that they both are now complementing each other's interests in matters of concern such as Putin's statement in G-20 summit in China in 2016, saying that outside interference in the South China Sea dispute will only do harm.
She was joined on and off by Dirk Powell on stringed things, her child Gabe on percussion and congruity vocalist Grace Stumberg to salute different friends.
Just as no military operation ever perfectly reflects the operational plan behind it, there never is perfect congruity between a theoretical grand strategy and the practice of strategy.
And while it is true that one can change one's dispositions by altering one's way of life, the point of the gospel is the importance of congruity and integrity between the inner and outer dimensions of a person; the absence of such integrity means hypocrisy.
We have a hard enough time defining "young adult" among ourselves and operationally without adding "tween" to the mix, let alone trying for any operational congruity with local school age-grade definitions.