- (of two or more propositions) unable to be true simultaneously.
- (of two or more attributes of an object) unable to belong to the object simultaneously; inconsistent.
- two or more propositions that cannot be true simultaneously.
- two or more attributes that cannot simultaneously belong to the same object.
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I might continue the list of the incompatibilities of Hindu and Christian ideals.India, Its Life and Thought
John P. Jones
That which is so distinct is bristling with incompatibilities.The Approach to Philosophy
Ralph Barton Perry
Go on talking your incompatibilities; go on teaching your absurdities!Selected Works of Voltairine de Cleyre
Voltairine de Cleyre
O that I had never brought together these unsuitabilities, these incompatibilities!Helen
Many were the heartburnings, the incompatibilities of temperament, of the parts thus yoked together.Bizarre
- not capable of forming successful grafts
- incapable of fertilizing each other