[ in-kom-per-uh-buhl, -pruh-buhl ]
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  1. beyond comparison; matchless or unequaled: incomparable beauty.

  2. not comparable; incapable of being compared to each other, as two unlike objects or qualities, or to one or more others.

Origin of incomparable

First recorded in 1375–1425; late Middle English word from Latin word incomparābilis.See in-3, comparable

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Opposites for incomparable

Other words from incomparable

  • in·com·pa·ra·bil·i·ty, in·com·pa·ra·ble·ness, noun
  • in·com·pa·ra·bly, adverb

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How to use incomparable in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for incomparable


/ (ɪnˈkɒmpərəbəl, -prəbəl) /

  1. beyond or above comparison; matchless; unequalled

  2. lacking a basis for comparison; not having qualities or features that can be compared

Derived forms of incomparable

  • incomparability or incomparableness, noun
  • incomparably, adverb

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