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incompatible

in·com·pat·i·ble

incompatible

 
 
pronunciation:
In km pae t bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: unable to coexist peacefully; incongruous.
After a year of marriage, they felt they were truly incompatible as a couple.
antonyms:
compatible
similar words:
incongruous, poles apart
definition 2: unable to be mixed without an unfavorable reaction.
The two drugs are incompatible and will cause serious side effects if taken together.
definition 3: not matching in character; discordant.
The orange carpet was incompatible with the blue couch.
antonyms:
complementary
similar words:
incongruous
definition 4: unable to be fulfilled concurrently by one person.
incompatible obligations
definition 5: not simultaneously valid; inconsistent.
incompatible assertions
antonyms:
compatible, consistent
similar words:
exclusive, incongruous, inconsistent
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part of speech: noun
definition: (usu. pl.) incompatible people or things.
derivations: incompatibly (adv.), incompatibility (n.), incompatibleness (n.)