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Definition of "incomparable" []

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

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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."