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


  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.
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incomparable (plural incomparables)

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

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