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INCOMMENSURATE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does incommensurate mean? 

INCOMMENSURATE (adjective)
  The adjective INCOMMENSURATE has 1 sense:

1. (often followed by 'with') not corresponding in size or degree or extent

  Familiarity information: INCOMMENSURATE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INCOMMENSURATE (adjective)


Sense 1incommensurate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(often followed by 'with') not corresponding in size or degree or extent

Context example:

a reward incommensurate with his effort

Similar:

disproportionate (not proportionate)

incommensurable (not having a common factor)

Also:

unequal (poorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure)

Antonym:

commensurate (corresponding in size or degree or extent)


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