incommensurable incommensurable

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) impossible to measure or compare in value or size or excellence
  2. (adj) not having a common factor

Usage(s):

  1. It is clearly an incommensurable task.
  2. In strength, insects are incommensurable with mammals; their muscle strands are relatively shorter and more numerous.
  3. It is clearly an incommensurable task.

Quotes

  1. "It is a goal which will demand an incommensurable effort from the Brazilian society," Lula said, adding that in 2009, Brazil would register the lowest deforestation rate in two decades.
    on Oct 6, 2009 By: Lula da Silva Source: Xinhua

  2. The value of the paintings is "immense, incommensurable, astronomical", Professor Giulio Carlo Argan, a leading Italian art critic, said.
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Giulio Carlo Argan Source: Times Online

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