incommensurate

[ in-kuh-men-ser-it, -sher- ]
/ ˌɪn kəˈmɛn sər ɪt, -ʃər- /
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adjective

not commensurate; disproportionate; inadequate: Our income is incommensurate to our wants.

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Origin of incommensurate

First recorded in 1640–50; in-3 + commensurate

OTHER WORDS FROM incommensurate

in·com·men·su·rate·ly, adverbin·com·men·su·rate·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for incommensurate

incommensurate
/ (ˌɪnkəˈmɛnʃərɪt) /

adjective

(when postpositive, often foll by with) not commensurate; disproportionate
incommensurable

Derived forms of incommensurate

incommensurately, adverbincommensurateness, noun
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