Synonyms for incongruous

Synonyms for (adjective) incongruous

Synonyms: incongruous

Definition: lacking in harmony or compatibility or appropriateness

Usage: a plan incongruous with reason; incongruous behavior; a joke that was incongruous with polite conversation

Similar words: inconsistent, discrepant

Definition: not in agreement


Similar words: unfitting, inappropriate, incompatible, out or keeping

Definition: not in keeping with what is correct or proper

Usage: completely inappropriate behavior


Similar words: inharmonious

Definition: lacking in harmony of parts

Usage: an inharmonious (or incongruous) mixture of architectural styles


Similar words: ironic, ironical

Definition: characterized by often poignant difference or incongruity between what is expected and what actually is

Usage: madness, an ironic fate for such a clear thinker; it was ironical that the well-planned scheme failed so completely