Definition of "incomparable" []

  • Being such that comparison is impossible; incommensurable. (adjective)
  • So outstanding as to be beyond comparison; unsurpassed. (adjective)
  • Beyond or above comparison; matchless; unequalled (adjective)

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  • Lacking a basis for comparison; not having qualities or features that can be compared (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "incomparable" in a sentence
  • "Passe une année pleine de bonheur, excellente santé, et du vin incomparable!"
  • "It may be urged against my use of the word incomparable that in the burglary business the name of Slith stands paramount and alone; and of this I am not ignorant; but Slith is a classic, and lived long ago, and knew nothing at all of modern competition; besides which the surprising nature of his doom has possibly cast a glamour upon Slith that exaggerates in our eyes his undoubted merits."
  • "Demanding to shoot and process, Kodachrome rewarded generations of skilled users with a richness of color and a particular treatment of light that many photographers described as incomparable even as they shifted to digital cameras."