Incommensurately
Incommensurate In`com*men"su*rate, a. 1. Not commensurate; not admitting of a common measure; incommensurable. [1913 Webster]

2. Not of equal of sufficient measure or extent; not adequate; as, our means are incommensurate to our wants.

Syn: Inadequate; insufficient; disproportionate. -- {In`com*men"su*rate*ly}, adv. -- {In`com*men"su*rate*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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