[ in-kuh m-pyoo-tuh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn kəmˈpyu tə bəl /


incapable of being computed; incalculable.


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Origin of incomputable

First recorded in 1600–10; in-3 + computable

OTHER WORDS FROM incomputable

in·com·put·a·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for incomputable

/ (ˌɪnkəmˈpjuːtəbəl) /


incapable of being computed; incalculable

Derived forms of incomputable

incomputability, nounincomputably, adverb
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