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


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

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

OTHER WORDS FROM incomparable

in·com·pa·ra·bil·i·ty, in·com·pa·ra·ble·ness, nounin·com·pa·ra·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for incomparable

/ (ɪnˈkɒmpərəbəl, -prəbəl) /


beyond or above comparison; matchless; unequalled
lacking a basis for comparison; not having qualities or features that can be compared

Derived forms of incomparable

incomparability or incomparableness, nounincomparably, adverb
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