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incongruous

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If love is shelter, I'm going to walk in the rain.
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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] incongruus, from in- (not) + congruus (congruent).

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Adjective

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Positive
incongruous

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  1. Not similar or congruent; not matching or fitting in.
    The old camper looked a bit incongruous in an upscale neighborhood, but he enjoyed traveling in it.

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