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incomparable

[ in-kom-per-uh-buhl, -pruh-buhl ]
/ ɪnˈkɒm pər ə bəl, -prə bəl /
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adjective

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.

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incommunicado, incommunicative, incommutable, incompact, incomparability, incomparable, incomparably, incompatibility, incompatible, incompetence, incompetency

Origin of incomparable

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English word from Latin word incomparābilis. See in-3, comparable
SYNONYMS FOR incomparable
Related formsin·com·pa·ra·bil·i·ty, in·com·pa·ra·ble·ness, nounin·com·pa·ra·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for incomparability

incomparable

/ (ɪnˈkɒmpərəbəl, -prəbəl) /

adjective

beyond or above comparison; matchless; unequalled
lacking a basis for comparison; not having qualities or features that can be compared
Derived Formsincomparability or incomparableness, nounincomparably, adverb
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