incongruously


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in·con·gru·ous

 (ĭn-kŏng′gro͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Lacking in harmony; incompatible: a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation.
2. Not in agreement, as with principles; inconsistent: a plan incongruous with reason.
3. Not in keeping with what is correct, proper, or logical; inappropriate: incongruous behavior.

[From Latin incongruus : in-, not; see in-1 + congruus, congruous; see congruous.]

in·con′gru·ous·ly adv.
in·con′gru·ous·ness n.
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Adv.1.incongruously - in an incongruous manner; "his shirttails stuck out from his tuxedo pants somewhat incongruously"
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incongruously

[ɪnˈkɒŋgrʊəslɪ] ADV (gen) → de manera incongruente; [dressed] → inapropiadamente
he wore old jeans, with incongruously smart shoesllevaba unos vaqueros viejos con unos zapatos muy elegantes, lo que resultaba inapropiado

incongruously

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incongruously

[ɪnˈkɒŋgrʊəslɪ] advassurdamente
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I answered him incongruously. We went below, and he wished me good-night at the door of my cabin.
Certainly he had gazed at times very fixedly before him with the Landfall's vigilant look, this sea-captain seated incongruously in a deep-backed chair.
His cheap workshirt, incongruously brilliant with the gold of the medals that flashed in the firelight, was open in front, showing the smooth skin and splendid swell of chest.
I think it was the flowers that won my suit, for I afterward found that Miss Tita (for such the name of this high tremulous spinster proved somewhat incongruously to be) had an insatiable appetite for them.
Beside these, incongruously, was a large number of music-hall artistes.
"You were right, after all," he confessed, with a sheepish grin that sat incongruously on his stern, Indian-like features.
I could have burst out laughing in his handsome, eager face; the good faith of this absurd proposal was so incongruously apparent; and so obviously genuine was the young villain's anxiety for my consent.
It was while she held photograph from the Greek in her hands that she exclaimed, impulsively, if incongruously:
For who is there who does not say to himself, in a society as incongruously organized as ours,
Fragments of old wall, saint's chapel, chapter-house, convent and monastery, have got incongruously or obstructively built into many of its houses and gardens, much as kindred jumbled notions have become incorporated into many of its citizens' minds.
Newman watched him, and, without yielding an inch on the main issue, felt an incongruously good-natured impulse to help him to retreat in good order.
THIS is the time of year when incongruously trendy music biz types wander into betting shops laden with inside information and thousands of pounds, trying to land a touch on the Brit Awards