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See definition of incommensurable on Dictionary.com
  • as indifferent
  • as indiverse
  • as inincommensurate

synonyms for incommensurable

  • contrasting
  • disparate
  • distant
  • distinct
  • distinctive
  • divergent
  • diverse
  • offbeat
  • other
  • particular
  • peculiar
  • various
  • a far cry from
  • altered
  • antithetic
  • at odds
  • at variance
  • changed
  • clashing
  • colorful
  • contradistinct
  • contradistinctive
  • contrary
  • contrastive
  • deviating
  • differential
  • discrepant
  • divers
  • incomparable
  • inconsistent
  • individual
  • like night and day
  • mismatched
  • mismated
  • opposed
  • otherwise
  • poles apart
  • single
  • unalike
  • unequal
  • unrelated
  • unsimilar
  • variant

antonyms for incommensurable

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  • alike
  • common
  • like
  • normal
  • ordinary
  • resembling
  • same
  • similar
  • standard
  • uniform
  • usual
  • conventional
  • correspondent
  • harmonious
  • homogeneous
  • unified
  • united
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    How to use incommensurable in a sentence

    Premeditations, Powers, fore-ordained Destinies, elaborate there together an incommensurable work.
    TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
    Without undertaking to measure and compare what is incommensurable, I hold that Goethe's genius is essentially lyrical.
    BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
    Lastly, the Pythagoreans discovered the existence of incommensurable lines, or of irrationals.
    ARCHIMEDESTHOMAS LITTLE HEATH
    But any such double standard, in which the two measures are absolutely incommensurable, leads straight to chaos.
    THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
    And he comes, not merely in time, pretty close to Defoe, incommensurable as is the genius of the two.
    THE ENGLISH NOVELGEORGE SAINTSBURY
    It was assumed the ordinary rules of calculation are applicable to incommensurable numbers; to-day we prove it.
    THE FOUNDATIONS OF SCIENCE: SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS, THE VALUE OF SCIENCE, SCIENCE AND METHODHENRI POINCAR
    Only childhood symbolizes God as "the sum of all being," realizing itself in joy incommensurable.
    EDUCATION IN THE HOME, THE KINDERGARTEN, AND THE PRIMARY SCHOOLELIZABETH P. PEABODY
    But milk is in units of liquid measure; gold in incommensurable units of Troy weight.
    SOCIAL VALUEB. M. ANDERSON
    They may be so unlike and incommensurable, and so inert towards one another, as never to jostle or interfere.
    MYSTICISM AND LOGIC AND OTHER ESSAYSBERTRAND RUSSELL
    In that theory an irrational number was the ratio of two incommensurable geometric magnitudes.
    ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 3VARIOUS
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