incomparable
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪŋˈkɒmp(ə)rəbəl/, /ɪŋkəmˈpærəbəl/
  • (GA) IPA: /ɪŋˈkɑmp(ə)rəbəl/, /ɪŋkəmˈpɛrəbəl/
Adjective

incomparable

  1. So much better than another as to be beyond comparison; matchless or unsurpassed.
    • circa 1905 Oscar Wilde, De Profundis, (1909), Robert Baldwin Ross, ed., page 112:
      I know of nothing in all drama more incomparable from the point of view of art, nothing more suggestive in its subtlety of observation, than Shakespeare's drawing of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern.
  2. (rare) Not able to be compared.
Related terms

Translations Noun

incomparable (plural incomparables)

  1. Something beyond compare; a thing with which there is no comparison.



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