Definition of incommensurable:
- Not commensurable; having no common measure or standard of comparison; as, quantities are incommensurable when no third quantity can be found that is an aliquot part of both; the side and diagonal of a square are incommensurable with each other; the diameter and circumference of a circle are incommensurable.
- One of two or more quantities which have no common measure.
incompatible, uncomparable, mismatched, inconsistent, unsuitable, discrepant, absurd, inharmonious, ill-matched, conflicting, irreconcilable, contrary, inapposite, contradictory, repugnant, incommensurate, incomparable, discordant, mismated, incongruous, inappropriate.
- "The Approach to Philosophy", Ralph Barton Perry.
From all thoughts you could not draw a single movement of charity, if there were not there a heart to produce and feel it So far from needing to manifest themselves by the same attributes, these various kinds of greatness are absolutely independent of each other and even incommensurable.- "Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History", Auguste Sabatier.
- "The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller", Calvin Thomas.