- 1 [predic.] (incommensurate with) Out of keeping or proportion with: man’s influence on the earth’s surface seems incommensurate with his scaleMore example sentences
- Whatever the motive, it is clear the response is incommensurate with the threat,
- In many cities and towns, residents complain regularly about high bills that are incommensurate with their consumption.
- The portrait of the men as fun-loving rogues is incommensurate with their despicable actions.
- 2 another term for incommensurable ( sense 1 of the adjective).More example sentences
- There is something so incommensurate between the man and the artist.
- Cultural matrices and their operating rules are often incommensurate across localities.
- Now we live in a world of largely incommensurate images, some seen on one continent and others in the rest of the world.
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- The specific character of a religious tradition helps us understand the incommensurateness of religious traditions.
- Both the dimension of the incommensurateness and the nature of the surface boundary conditions are found to play an important role in determining whether or not surface phasons exist.
- The human being, alone among the creatures, experiences ‘the utter incommensurateness and the unsatisfying qualities of the things around us’.