Definition for CON'GRU-OUS

CON'GRU-OUS, a. [L. congruus.]

  1. Suitable; consistent; agreeable to. Light airy music and a solemn or mournful occasion are not congruous. Obedience to God is congruous to the light of reason. – Locke.
  2. Rational; fit. It is not congruous that God should be always frightening men into an acknowledgment of the truth. – Atterbury.

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