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synonyms for incommensurate

  • disproportionate
  • inadequate
  • incommensurable
  • unequal
  • unfair
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Our inspiration was a two-dimensional pattern known as a Penrose tiling, which is an unusual pattern that contains two different types of tiles that repeat at two incommensurate intervals.
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They are also plainly incommensurate with the scale of the overall problem.
ART HAS BEEN BRUTALIZED BY TECH’S GIANTS. HOW CAN IT SURVIVE?KONSTANTIN KAKAESDECEMBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It was incommensurate with the terrible excitement of which one was talking.
ORTHODOXYG. K. CHESTERTON
We do not find fault with men for being born in positions that confer powers upon them incommensurate with their rights.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 13, NO. 78, APRIL, 1864VARIOUS
Jack Horner, Esq., put forth some effort; and results and efforts are always more or less incommensurate.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
The prince's gratitude seemed to me incommensurate with so small a service, and so I told him.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
Tamely to wish a man a safe issue seemed to be a common compliment incommensurate with the occasion; and a bathos.
THE CASTLE INNSTANLEY JOHN WEYMAN
Ten thousand difficulties do not make one doubt, as I understand the subject; difficulty and doubt are incommensurate.
APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUAJOHN HENRY CARDINAL NEWMAN
The whole question seems to be incommensurate to our faculties.
THOUGHTS ON MANWILLIAM GODWIN
They balance each other, although infinitely incommensurate.
LIBRARY NOTESA. P. RUSSELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INCOMMENSURATE

  • at variance
  • contrary
  • contrasting
  • discordant
  • discrepant
  • dissimilar
  • distant
  • distinct
  • divergent
  • diverse
  • far cry
  • incommensurate
  • incompatible
  • inconsistent
  • inconsonant
  • like night and day
  • poles apart
  • separate
  • unalike
  • unequal
  • unequivalent
  • uneven
  • unlike
  • unsimilar
  • various
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