[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 incomparably
Owen Matthews on what documents like these incomparably reveal about the true horrors of the Soviet system.‘Just Send Me Word’ by Orlando Figes: Life and Love in the Gulag
June 10, 2012
The incomparably charming Jean Dujardin began his little Oscar speech with a simple declaration in his imperfect English.Hollywood and the Oscars Surprise With Celebration of Traditional Values
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These heights are incomparably, unutterably beyond vision and union.The Golden Fountain
Each is incomparably superior to his companion in some faculty.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
She shrank from the incomparably insolent manner of the governess.Chance
His setting of Schiller's "Ode to Joy" was incomparably the best of the sixty efforts.The Genius</p>
Margaret Horton Potter
They were incomparably more lifelike than the frozen figures.The Frozen Pirate
W. Clark Russell
- 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 incomparably
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