Definition of incongruity:
variation, rarity, disagreement, agree, disparity, collision, dichotomy, asymmetry, contrast, inappropriateness, differentiation, incongruousness, distinction, mismatch, discrepancy, gap, otherness, a world of difference, discrepance, variety, diversity.
absurdity (part of speech: noun)
unconformity (part of speech: noun)
- anachronism (part of speech: noun)
Everything that money can do to spoil Nature has been done here, but Nature will have her own way in the end; and in spite of the millionaires' millions and the incongruity of everything, we cannot but admire this beautiful and wonderful country.- "The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912", Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone.
When he returns, he is asked if he will answer the first question with " Yes" or " No." Having made his choice, the question is then repeated to him, often resulting in much laughter from the incongruity of the answer.- "Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium", Jessie H. Bancroft.
So little is the natural beauty of the flower recognised that in the more elaborate garlands small round looking- glasses in tawdry brass frames are strung at intervals, producing a painful incongruity.- "India and the Indians", Edward F. Elwin.