incomparable

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adjective in·com·pa·ra·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈkäm-p(ə-)rə-bəl also ˌin-kəm-ˈpa-rə-, -ˈper-ə-\

Definition of incomparable

  1. 1 :  eminent beyond comparison :  matchless

  2. 2 :  not suitable for comparison

incomparability

play \(ˌ)in-ˌkäm-p(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē also ˌin-kəm-ˌpa-rə-, -ˌper-ə-\ noun

incomparably

play \(ˌ)in-ˈkäm-p(ə-)rə-blē also ˌin-kəm-ˌpa-rə-, -ˌper-ə-\ adverb

Examples of incomparable in a sentence

  1. The quality of their products is incomparable.

  2. an incomparable view of the valley

Origin and Etymology of incomparable

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin incomparabilis, from in- + comparabilis comparable


First Known Use: 15th century


INCOMPARABLE Defined for English Language Learners

incomparable

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adjective in·com·pa·ra·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈkäm-p(ə-)rə-bəl also ˌin-kəm-ˈpa-rə-, -ˈper-ə-\

Definition of incomparable for English Language Learners

  • : better than any other : having no equal


INCOMPARABLE Defined for Kids

incomparable

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adjective in·com·pa·ra·ble \in-ˈkäm-pə-rə-bəl\

Definition of incomparable for Students

  1. :  better than any other <an incomparable gymnast>

incomparably

\-blē\ adverb


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