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Definition of Incompatible

Incompatible

  1. Not compatible; so differing as to be incapable of harmonious combination or coexistence; inconsistent in thought or being; irreconcilably disagreeing; as, persons of incompatible tempers; incompatible colors, desires, ambition.
  2. Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.
  3. An incompatible substance; esp., in pl., things which can not be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or of opposing medicinal qualities; as, the incompatibles of iron.

Incompatible Quotations

Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible.
Isaiah Berlin

While we are under the tyranny of Priests, it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason, in order to establish systems incompatible therewith.
Ethan Allen

A lot of people feel trapped by circumstance, by the expectations of others or the perception that they need a lot of money. They would like to have a different direction in their lives, but they're held back by fear or desires that are incompatible with that freedom.
Roz Savage

A true world outlook is incompatible with a foreign imperialism, no matter how high-minded the governing country.
Wendell Willkie

The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered.
Roy Jenkins
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Incompatible Translations

incompatible in French is inconciliable
incompatible in Norwegian is uforenlig
incompatible in Spanish is incompatible
incompatible in Swedish is inkompatibel
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