- (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
Related Words for incompatibleconflicting, inappropriate, unsuitable, incongruous, irreconcilable, inconsistent, unsuited, uncongenial, adverse, antipathetic, antipodal, antithetical, clashing, contrary, counter, discordant, discrepant, disparate, factious, inadmissible
Examples from the Web for incompatible
Contemporary Examples of incompatible
Interesting that those who sat in judgment of him found those two sets of beliefs to be incompatible.In Defense of Blasphemy
January 9, 2015
But the site is incompatible with special screen reading software that would make it accessible to blind readers.TEDx Talks Have a Disability Problem—but This Incredible Young Woman Is Working to Change That
November 5, 2014
She was a New Woman: She demanded the vote but also a life in which being married and having a career were not incompatible.Wonder Woman’s Creation Story Is Wilder Than You Could Ever Imagine
November 3, 2014
Indeed, the idea that an elected official should act exactly as voters demand is incompatible with the way our government works.Voting for Slavery? Jim Wheeler Gets Into Hot Water
October 30, 2013
The statement also described the decision as “incompatible with the transition to democracy” in Egypt.Egypt Sentences American Workers to Jail Time
June 4, 2013
Historical Examples of incompatible
Might not the duties of some callings be incompatible with marriage?Weighed and Wanting
And be convinced, my son, that faith and reason are not incompatible.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
They have other incompatible qualities quite as important, no doubt.The Education of Eric Lane
The points of view are not merely not identical; they are incompatible.College Teaching
It is not incompatible but actually favourable to the pursuits of parliament.Nuts and Nutcrackers
Charles James Lever
- not capable of forming successful grafts
- incapable of fertilizing each other