how to pronounce incongruous


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incongruous is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of incongruous in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… kind of incongruous pattern of …”

meanings of incongruous


  1. Of two numbers, with respect to a third, such that their difference can not be divided by it without a remainder.
  2. Not similar or congruent; not matching or fitting in.

incongruous frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word incongruous occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics incongruous can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that incongruous can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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