Example sentences for: incongruous

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

  • In despair, she slashes her wrists and ends up in a hospital, where she attempts to explain her bond with the killer to a psychiatrist (Stephen Rea, with an incongruous New York accent).

  • 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.

  • The splendidly incongruous 20 th -century musical resurrection of Victor Hugo makes me conclude that, when composers set a poet's work to music, the best thing to do is, in the case of a fiasco like Disney's Hunchback , to stay away completely, and in the case of a show like Les Mis , to enjoy the story without paying any attention to the literary art.

  • 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).

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


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