noncomparable

adjective

non·​com·​pa·​ra·​ble ˌnän-ˈkäm-p(ə-)rə-bəl How to pronounce noncomparable (audio)
 also  -kəm-ˈpa-rə-bəl,
-ˈper-ə-
: not suitable for comparison : incomparable sense 2
comparing two noncomparable situations
noncomparable sets of data
noncomparability
ˌnän-ˌkäm-p(ə-)rə-ˈbi-lə-tē
 also  -kəm-ˌpa-rə-
-ˌper-ə- How to pronounce noncomparable (audio)
noun

Examples of noncomparable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The analysis that argued in favor of three Tyrannosaur species had used a limited number of samples, noncomparable measurements and improper statistical techniques, the authors of the new report said. Katie Hunt, CNN, 25 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noncomparable was in 1888

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“Noncomparable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncomparable. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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