incommensurable


in·com·men·su·ra·ble

adjective \ˌin-kə-ˈmen(t)s-rə-bəl, -ˈmen(t)sh-; -ˈmen(t)-sə-, -shə-\

Definition of INCOMMENSURABLE

:  not commensurable; broadly :  lacking a basis of comparison in respect to a quality normally subject to comparison
in·com·men·su·ra·bil·i·ty \-ˌmen(t)s-rə-ˈbi-lə-tē, -ˌmen(t)sh-; -ˌmen(t)-sə-, -shə-\ noun
incommensurable noun
in·com·men·su·ra·bly \-ˈmen(t)s-rə-blē, -ˈmen(t)sh-; -ˈmen(t)-sə-, -shə-\ adverb

First Known Use of INCOMMENSURABLE

1570

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