- out of keeping or place; inappropriate; unbecoming: an incongruous effect; incongruous behavior.
- not harmonious in character; inconsonant; lacking harmony of parts: an incongruous mixture of architectural styles.
- inconsistent: actions that were incongruous with their professed principles.
- (when postpositive, foll by with or to) incompatible with (what is suitable); inappropriate
- containing disparate or discordant elements or parts