Example sentences for: incongruity

How can you use “incongruity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Apple, speaking for many, pointed out the incongruity of Clinton's call to action at a time when America faces no great threat.

  • Where ellipses occur, I have not bothered to copy down the entire list of offerings, selecting only those that struck me as odd, either because of the incongruity of the choice or because I could not, in my wildest flights of dyslexic, schizophrenic fancy, imagine the criteria employed in arriving at the selections.

  • The incongruity of watching De Niro's Paul Vitti, a Gotti-like mob boss, being counseled to phone a rival gangster (Chazz Palminteri) who has tried to have him whacked and communicate his feelings ("I feel anger") for the sake of "closure."

  • Where ellipses occur, I have not bothered to copy down the entire list of offerings, selecting only those that struck me as odd, either because of the incongruity of the choice or because I could not, in the wildest flights of dyslexic, schizophrenic-fancy, imagine the criteria employed in arriving at the selections.

  • Such things can often raise a chuckle from those who appreciate the incongruity of the item and those who smirk with smug superiority.


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