- (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.
Origin of incompatible
Synonyms for incompatible
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Contemporary Examples of incompatibility
The incompatibility between motherhood and tech, it seems, runs far deeper than the timing of pregnancy alone.Don’t Be Fooled by Apple and Facebook, Egg Freezing Is Not a Benefit
October 17, 2014
That incompatibility begins in an education system that is wary of encouraging original thinking and potentially disobedience.China’s Schools Teaches Kids to Take Tests, Obey the State, and Not Much More
November 30, 2013
Historical Examples of incompatibility
Incompossibility, it will be seen, is only incompatibility let loose.The Devil's Dictionary
The word "incompatibility" had not come into wide-spread use.Gigolo
The ethnologist sees in it the incompatibility of Celt and Saxon.William Pitt and the Great War
John Holland Rose
"Separated for incompatibility of temper; that was all," said Mrs. Brand coolly.A True Friend
Generally, however, as this incompatibility is accepted, it is not unchallenged.Evolution, Old & New
- not capable of forming successful grafts
- incapable of fertilizing each other