[ kuhm-pahrt-men-tl, kom-pahrt- ]
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  1. divided into compartments: a compartmental office; a compartmental agency.

Origin of compartmental

First recorded in 1855–60; compartment + -al1

Other words from compartmental

  • com·part·men·tal·ly, adverb

Words Nearby compartmental Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use compartmental in a sentence

  • Fixed and separate ends reflect a projection of our own fixed and non-interacting compartmental habits.