What does the word congruous mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Congruously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Harmoniously related or combined; appropriate; consistent.

Usage examples for congruous

  1. The stream of fiction was so constant an appeal to the charmed, by which I mean of course the predisposed, mind that it fairly seemed at moments to overflow its banks and take to its bosom any recognised, any congruous creature or thing that might happen to be within reach. – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James