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Can you say that someone felt as congruent as they felt before?

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  1. Congruent is not a word that is used to describe people.

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/congruent

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    Writeacher
  2. No. It's not a good word choice.

    http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/congruent

    What are you trying to say?

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    Ms. Sue
  3. I am trying to say that the person felt the SAME way as they did before,since congruent means the same.

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  4. I think your best choice is "same."

    http://www.synonym.com/synonyms/same/

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    Ms. Sue
  5. http://www.onelook.com/?w=congruent&ls=a

    Be sure you check out the meaning of this word in several of these dictionaries, too, including the two at the right. You don't use that word to describe people. I have no idea why. It's just not done.

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  6. you could say someone felt similar to the way they did before.

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