[in-kom-per-uh-buh l, -pruh-buh l]
- beyond comparison; matchless or unequaled: incomparable beauty.
- not comparable; incapable of being compared to each other, as two unlike objects or qualities, or to one or more others.
Origin of incomparable
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1. peerless, unrivaled, inimitable.
1. ordinary, mediocre.
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Examples from the Web for incomparable
There is, of course, a line of work in which Lewinsky has incomparable expertise and experience: that of a crisis PR strategist.Monica Lewinsky Is Doomed: Trying To Craft a Career Outside Her Infamy May Be Impossible
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It is this grand and incomparable concept: As God now is, man may become!The Core Mormon Teaching the LDS Church Didn’t Jettison
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When my 21/2 -year-old niece reaches up to hold my hand, it brings me incomparable joy.Jessica Valenti Asks ‘Why Have Kids?’ in New Book
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But as a sniper from a very great height, he was incomparable.Stephen Schiff: My (Relatively Small) Crime Against Gore Vidal
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His numbers improved, declined, and improved again to a degree that was incomparable to his modern-day pitcher counterparts.What the Clemens Verdict Leaves Out
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In conjunction they had bestowed upon him hours of incomparable sweetness.Casanova's Homecoming
I want Smollett's Works, for the sake of his incomparable humour.The Letters of Robert Burns
Three or four times he lunged with incomparable dash and dexterity.The Prisoner of Zenda
Duval, the "incomparable gymnast," and a host of other circus celebrities.
He was, also, an incomparable artisan and the most exacting foreman in the shops.Stories of a Western Town
- beyond or above comparison; matchless; unequalled
- lacking a basis for comparison; not having qualities or features that can be compared
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Word Origin and History for incomparable
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