Congruity

Con*gru"i*ty

(? ), n.;
pl. Congruities (#)
. [Cf. F. congruit.] 1. The state or quality of being congruous; the relation or agreement between things; fitness; harmony; correspondence; consistency.
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With what congruity doth the church of Rome deny that her enemies do at all appertain to the church of Christ?
Hooker.
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A whole sentence may fail of its congruity by wanting one particle.
Sir P. Sidney.
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2. (Geom.) Coincidence, as that of lines or figures laid over one another.
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3. (Scholastic Theol.) That, in an imperfectly good persons, which renders it suitable for God to bestow on him gifts of grace.
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