Definition of incompatible
- incompatible colors
- incompatible drugs
- incompatible propositions
This printer is incompatible with some PCs.
the committee's incompatible goals—develop new projects and cut costs—meant that they got very little accomplished
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
at odds, at variance;
: not able to exist together without trouble or conflict : not going together well
: not able to be used together
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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