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Слово "incongruity". Англо-русский словарь Мюллера

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  1. incongruity [ˌɪnkɔŋˈgru:ɪtɪ]существительное
    1. несоответствие, несовместимость

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      1. Primarily the software was looking for soft spots in the ice—global warming indicators—but if it stumbled across other density incongruities, it was programmed to flag those as well.
        Главным образом предстояло искать размягченные участки — показатели глобального потепления. Но если бы попадались другие отклонения от средних значений, они тоже должны были отмечаться.
        Точка обмана. Дэн Браун, стр. 277
      2. ... one sees in pictures, and reads of in sentimental poetry. I was leaning over the neatly-cropped hedge, drinking in its beauty, when at one of the tiny casements I saw, looking out at me, a face. It stayed there only a moment, but in that moment the cottage had become ugly, and I hurried away with a shudder. "That woman's face reminded me of the incident. It was an angel's face, until the woman herself looked out of it: then you were struck by the strange incongruity between tenement and tenant. "That at one time she had loved her husband, I have little doubt. Vicious women have few vices, and sordidness is not usually one of them. She had probably married him, borne towards him by one of those waves of passion upon which the souls of animal natures are continually rising and falling. On possession, however, had quickly followed satiety, and from satiety had grown the desire for a new sensation. "They were living at Cairo at the period; her husband held an important official position ...
        ГЛАВА XI
        Как мы писали роман. Джером К. Джером, стр. 135
      3. But even he felt a pang of incongruity when he was knocked up at daybreak and told that Sir Aaron Armstrong had been murdered.
        Но даже он был потрясен дикой нелепостью происшедшего, когда на рассвете его подняли с постели и сообщили, что сэр Арон Армстронг стал жертвой убийства.
        Три орудия смерти. Честертон Гилберт Кийт, стр. 1
    2. неуместность

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      1. "Speak for yourself when you are inclined to utter such incongruities," interrupted Aramis.
        — Говорите от своего имени, Портос, когда говорите подобные нелепости, — перебил его Арамис. 
        Три мушкетера. Часть первая. Александр Дюма, стр. 54
      2. "Speak for yourself when you are inclined to utter such incongruities," interrupted Aramis.
        — Говорите от своего имени, Портос, когда говорите подобные нелепости, — перебил его Арамис. 
        Три мушкетера. Часть первая. Александр Дюма, стр. 54

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