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incommensurate

[ in-kuh-men-ser-it, -sher- ]SEE DEFINITION OF incommensurate

Synonyms for incommensurate

  • disproportionate
  • inadequate
  • incommensurable
  • unequal
  • unfair
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The whole question seems to be incommensurate to our faculties.

It is only in their underlying network of causes that they are dissimilar and incommensurate.

It was incommensurate with the terrible excitement of which one was talking.

That he should waste his forces on objects so incommensurate with their extent proves how little he was qualified to wield them.

This obligation is incommensurate with the debt I owe for years of inspiration, tuition and criticism.

It is probable that his acquaintance with literature was incommensurate with his reputation or apparent scope as a writer.

Every village had its headman, called the Kye-dan-gyi, with onerous duties and incommensurate powers and emoluments.

Small wonder, that is to say wonder not incommensurate with the general wonder of the whole process.

We do not find fault with men for being born in positions that confer powers upon them incommensurate with their rights.

The prince's gratitude seemed to me incommensurate with so small a service, and so I told him.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + commensurate.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INCOMMENSURATE

disparate

adjectiveat odds, different

inadequate

adjectivedefective, insufficient, incompetent
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