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.
- 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
Over his career, Stafford was easily the winningest quarterback in the history of the Lions, one of the NFL’s oldest teams, and the second-best player in franchise history according to AV — trailing only the incomparable Barry Sanders.Matthew Stafford Gave The Rams A Shot At A Title. The Rams Gave Stafford A Shot At Canton. | Neil Paine (email@example.com) | February 9, 2022 | FiveThirtyEight
We’re comparing somewhat incomparable periods with different versions of the virus and different baseline protections in the community.America’s second pandemic winter: More virus, less death | Philip Bump | January 18, 2022 | Washington Post
With an incomparable endurance base and a much lighter pack to carry, he had a positive and prepared mindset for events like Montana’s Rut Mountain Runs.
Maybe it’s not fair to compare every ambitious zombie apocalypse game to the incomparable Last of Us, but The Day Before is giving me serious Last of Us vibes.
What is not so good is using out-of-context or incomparable data for partisan point-scoring.The enduring tedium of putting jobs numbers on the partisan scoreboard | Philip Bump | December 8, 2021 | Washington Post
X and Y could be terrible on their own, unknowable terms, and therefore incomparable.
There is, of course, a line of work in which Lewinsky has incomparable expertise and experience: that of a crisis PR strategist.Monica Lewinsky Is Doomed: Trying To Craft a Career Outside Her Infamy May Be Impossible | Lloyd Grove | July 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is this grand and incomparable concept: As God now is, man may become!The Core Mormon Teaching the LDS Church Didn’t Jettison | Jay Michaelson | April 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
They make the best of what they have, and their political savvy is all the more incomparable for it.
When my 21/2 -year-old niece reaches up to hold my hand, it brings me incomparable joy.
But I can assure your Majesty with entire truth that the need of your treasury is so pressing now that it is incomparable.
Lastly, I wrote out a special Force Order thanking the incomparable 29th.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
He admired Laubs incomparable playing without entering into closer relations with him.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
The encenia, or dedication of the incomparable theatre at Oxford, endowed and founded 1664, by archbishop Selden.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Should I leave this incomparable flower to wither unseen on these rough mountains?The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XXI | Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for incomparable
beyond or above comparison; matchless; unequalled
lacking a basis for comparison; not having qualities or features that can be compared
- incomparability or incomparableness, noun
- incomparably, adverb
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