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Meaning of CONGRUOUS

Pronunciation:  'kânggroous

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  suitable or appropriate together
  2. [adj]  corresponding in character or kind

CONGRUOUS is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: appropriate, compatible, congruent, harmonious
 Antonyms: incongruous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Con"gru*ous\, a. [L. congruus, fr. congruere to come
together, to coincide, to agree. Of uncertain origin.]
Suitable or concordant; accordant; fit; harmonious;
correspondent; consistent.

      Not congruous to the nature of epic poetry. --Blair.

      It is no ways congruous that God should be always
      frightening men into an acknowledgment of the truth.

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