Example sentences for: incongruous

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

  • Atop the whole site is the incongruous Ágios Geórgios, a pretty whitewashed 14th-century church.

  • Directly across from the Kumari Bahal stands the incongruous white Grecian facade of a palace wing that was built in 1908 by Prime Minister Chandra Shumshere, a Rana responsible for the Singha Durbar and many of the city’s neoclassical edifices.

  • The Korbel family's casualties were especially incongruous because gentiles generally suffered less during Nazi occupation in Czechoslovakia than in other Central and Eastern European countries.

  • Take the walkway on the opposite side of the flyover from the baths and you will catch the incongruous sight of a dozen isolated Corinthian columns with a 1960s housing estate backdrop.

  • Laundry adorns disintegrating balconies, while in the center of the plaza an incongruous, neoclassical gleaming marble fountain has been installed (it’s an unmitigated disaster in this atmospheric corner of Old Havana).


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