Incomparable In*com"pa*ra*ble, a. [L. incomparabilis: cf. F. incomparable. See {In-} not, and {Comparable}.] Not comparable; admitting of no comparison with others; unapproachably eminent; without a peer or equal; matchless; peerless; transcendent. [1913 Webster]

A merchant of incomparable wealth. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

A new hypothesis . . . which hath the incomparable Sir Isaac Newton for a patron. --Bp. Warburton. -- {In*com"pa*ra*ble*ness}, n. -- {In*com"pa*ra*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Delights incomparably all those corporeal things. --Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster]

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  • incomparableness — See incomparability. * * * …   Universalium

  • incomparableness — in·com·pa·ra·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • incomparableness — noun ( es) : incomparability …   Useful english dictionary

  • incomparable — incomparability, incomparableness, n. incomparably, adv. /in kom peuhr euh beuhl, preuh beuhl/, adj. 1. beyond comparison; matchless or unequaled: incomparable beauty. 2. not comparable; incapable of being compared to each other, as two unlike… …   Universalium

  • perfection — n 1. ideal, ideality, inimitability, inimitableness, incomparability, incomparableness; superiority, extraordinariness, preeminence, superemi nence, transcendence, sublimity, infinity; goodness, holiness, virtue. 2. completeness, entirety,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • incomparable — /ɪnˈkɒmpərəbəl / (say in kompuhruhbuhl), / prəbəl/ (say pruhbuhl) adjective 1. matchless or unequalled: incomparable beauty. 2. not comparable. –incomparability /ɪnˌkɒmpərəˈbɪləti/ (say in.kompuhruh biluhtee), / prə / (say pruh ),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • incomparable — adj. 1 without an equal; matchless. 2 (often foll. by with, to) not to be compared. Derivatives: incomparability n. incomparableness n. incomparably adv. Etymology: ME f. OF f. L incomparabilis (as IN (1), COMPARABLE) …   Useful english dictionary

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