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Meaning of CONGRUITY

Pronunciation:  kun'grooitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the quality of agreeing; being suitable and appropriate
 

CONGRUITY is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: congruence, congruousness
 
 Antonyms: incongruity, incongruousness
 
 See Also: harmoniousness, harmony

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*gru"i*ty\ (? or ?), n.; pl. {Congruities}. [Cf.
F. congruit?.]
1. The state or quality of being congruous; the relation or
   agreement between things; fitness; harmony;
   correspondence; consistency.

         With what congruity doth the church of Rome deny
         that her enemies do at all appertain to the church
         of Christ?                            --Hooker.

         A whole sentence may fail of its congruity by
         wanting one particle.                 --Sir P.
                                               Sidney.

2. (Geom.) Coincidence, as that of lines or figures laid over
   one another.

3. (Scholastic Theol.) That, in an imperfectly good persons,
   which renders it suitable for God to bestow on him gifts
   of grace.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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