Definition of incomparable in English:


Syllabification: in·com·pa·ra·ble
Pronunciation: /inˈkämp(ə)rəbəl


  • 2Unable to be compared; totally different in nature or extent: censorship still exists, but now it’s absolutely incomparable with what it was
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    • So Iraq and South Africa are totally incomparable, in my view.
    • The two clubs are really incomparable because they have different objectives, but both do what they do very well.
    • I'm tempted to say that it's a bit juvenile really, comparing things that are essentially incomparable.



Pronunciation: /-ˌkämp(ə)rəˈbilitē/
More example sentences
  • Some argue that replacing degree classes by transcripts will have a positive impact upon the current incomparability of degrees from different institutions.
  • To understand the idea of incomparability, you have to compare it with other ideas.
  • These cases of incommensurability are one reason for the incomparability of the decision options.


late Middle English: via Old French from Latin incomparabilis, from in- 'not' + comparabilis (see comparable).

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