Incongruity sentence examples

incongruity
  • For instance, he employs rhyme in dealing with the most prosaic subjects, and thus produces the disagreeable effect of incongruity between style and matter.

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  • That the third section belongs to a later stage of development and was added at a later date is shown by (a) the incongruity of vv.

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  • The attempt to solve the apparent incongruity of a perfect union of two complete and distinct natures in one person produced first Apollinarianism, which substituted the divine Logos for the human y ob's or 7rveuµa of Jesus, thereby detracting from the completeness of his humanity; and then Nestorianism, which destroyed the unity of Christ's person by affirming that the divine Logos dwelt in the man Jesus as in a temple, and that the union of the two was in respect of dignity, and furthermore that, inasmuch as the Logos could not have been born, to call Mary 9eororcos, " Godbearer," was absurd and blasphemous.

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  • It involves, moreover, the incongruity of supposing that thirty-seven years elapsed between Esau's marrying his Hittite wives (xxvi.

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  • Between 1803 and 1806 Le Vaillant also published in just the same style two volumes with the title of Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de Paradis et des rolliers, suivie de celle des toucans et des barbus, an assemblage of forms, which, miscellaneous as it is,.was surpassed in incongruity by a fourth work on the same scale, the Histoire naturelle des promerops et des guepiers, des couroucous et des touracos, for herein are found jays, waxwings, the cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola), and what not besides.

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  • standing their acknowledged morphological affinity with Cyanophyceae, or, in recognition of the incongruity of effecting such a separation, the whole group of the Schizophyta - that is to say, the Cyanophyceae in the narrow sense, together with Bacteriaceae, is included or excluded together.

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  • The man who sees not the incongruity has great need of having his eyes anointed.

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  • heartything at once in the familiarity and the incongruity of this being moved Michael to even heartier outbursts of a healthy and humane flippancy.

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  • Scientology leaders are now faced with having to concoct a story for their current members explaining the painfully obvious incongruity of their actions.

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  • How do you feel when you see a picture like that, almost showing the incongruity of war and a religious belief?

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  • Only people who know little of the history of ideas will find any incongruity here.

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  • There are various angles from which the apparent incongruity could be viewed.

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  • It also indicates that humorous incongruity is likely to be disregarded and ' not taken seriously ' .

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  • The visual incongruity of erstwhile ambassador and broken Jack-in-the-box is heart-breaking.

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  • incongruity theory is one of the most influential theories of humor and laughter.

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  • incongruity in the midst of the tokens of an omnipotent civilization.

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  • incongruity of war and a religious belief?

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  • incongruity focused on the potential conflicts between the values, reflecting back possible incongruities.

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  • Especially in winter and early spring crowds of European and American tourists, Russian pilgrims and Bokharan devotees jostle one another in the streets in picturesque incongruity.

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  • incongruity of the situation.

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