What is another word for incommensurable?

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Pronunciation:

[ ɪnkəmˈɛnʒəɹəbə͡l], [ ɪnkəmˈɛnʒəɹəbə‍l], [ ɪ_n_k_ə_m_ˈɛ_n_ʒ_ə_ɹ_ə_b_əl]

When you encounter the word "incommensurable," you probably think of something that is impossible to measure or compare. However, there are several other words you can use to convey a similar meaning. "Incalculable" refers to something that cannot be calculated or measured, while "immeasurable" suggests that something is beyond measure or too great to be quantified. "Inconceivable" implies an idea or concept that is impossible to grasp or understand fully. Additionally, "incomparable" suggests that something is not able to be compared due to its unique or unequal nature, while "unfathomable" describes something that is impossible to understand or comprehend.

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What are the opposite words for incommensurable?

Incommensurable means two things that cannot be compared or measured using a common standard. So, the antonyms for this word should be describing things that can be compared or measured using a common standard. Synonyms for this word include incommensurate, immeasurable or immeasurable, therefore antonyms would include commensurable, comparable, measurable, and quantifiable. Commensurable is a word that means two things can be compared or measured using a common standard. For example, a kilogram and a pound are commensurable because they can be compared and measured using the common standard of weight. Other antonyms for incommensurable include comparable and measurable, which indicate that there is a common standard which allows for comparison or measurement.

Usage examples for Incommensurable

Dewey's self and Green's are incommensurable.
"John Dewey's logical theory"
Delton Thomas Howard
The fundamental argument for its existence was the immediate appeal to self-consciousness; and it was further defined as indestructible on the ground of its being utterly discontinuous and incommensurable with its material environment.
"The Approach to Philosophy"
Ralph Barton Perry
Since the philosopher and the common man do not see alike, the terms of their experience are incommensurable.
"The Approach to Philosophy"
Ralph Barton Perry

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