Congruity

Congruity
Congruity 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. [1913 Webster]

With what congruity doth the church of Rome deny that her enemies do at all appertain to the church of Christ? --Hooker. [1913 Webster]

A whole sentence may fail of its congruity by wanting one particle. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster]

2. (Geom.) Coincidence, as that of lines or figures laid over one another. [1913 Webster]

3. (Scholastic Theol.) That, in an imperfectly good persons, which renders it suitable for God to bestow on him gifts of grace. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Игры ⚽ Поможем решить контрольную работу
Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • congruity — index adjustment, agreement (concurrence), analogy, coherence, compatibility, conformity (agreement) …   Law dictionary

  • congruity — late 14c., from O.Fr. congruité relevance, appropriateness, from L.L. congruitatem (nom. congruens) agreement, from congruus (see CONGRUENT (Cf. congruent)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • congruity — [kän gro͞o′ə tē, kəngro͞o′ə tē] n. pl. congruities [ME congruite < OFr < ML congruitas] 1. the condition or fact of being congruous or congruent; specif., a) agreement; harmony b) fitness; appropriateness c) Geom. exact coincidence (of two… …   English World dictionary

  • congruity — n. (formal) congruity with * * * [kən gruːɪtɪ] (formal) congruity with …   Combinatory dictionary

  • congruity — /keuhn grooh i tee, kon , keuhng , kong /, n., pl. congruities. 1. the state or quality of being congruous; harmony; appropriateness: a congruity of ideas. 2. the state or quality of being geometrically congruent. 3. a point of agreement. 4.… …   Universalium

  • Congruity Inspector Software — is a continuous packet analyzer based network monitoring and reporting solution providing on demand management access into all aspects of on line activity and internal network operations. Inspector supports IT best practices by providing… …   Wikipedia

  • congruity — noun (plural ties) Date: 14th century 1. the quality or state of being congruent or congruous 2. a point of agreement …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • congruity — noun a) The quality of agreeing; the quality of being suitable and appropriate. b) An instance or point of agreement or correspondence; a resemblance. Syn: congruence …   Wiktionary

  • congruity — Synonyms and related words: accommodation, accord, accordance, acquiescence, adaptation, adaption, adjustment, affinity, agreement, assent, balance, bilateral symmetry, chorus, coherence, coincidence, compatibility, compliance, concert, concord,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • congruity — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. The act or state of agreeing or conforming: accordance, agreement, chime, conformance, conformation, conformity, congruence, correspondence, harmonization, harmony, keeping. See AGREE. 2. Logical agreement among… …   English dictionary for students

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”