Incommensurate vs Incapable - What's the difference?

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Incommensurate is a related term of incapable.


As adjectives the difference between incommensurate and incapable

is that incommensurate is out of proportion (in size, degree or extent) with something else while incapable is not capable (of doing something); unable.

As a noun incapable is

(dated) one who is morally or mentally weak or inefficient; an imbecile; a simpleton.

incommensurate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Out of proportion (in size, degree or extent) with something else
  • Antonyms

    * commensurate

    incapable

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not capable (of doing something); unable.
  • A pint glass is incapable of holding more than a pint of liquid.
    I consider him incapable of dishonesty.
  • Not in a state to receive; not receptive; not susceptible; not able to admit.
  • incapable''' of pain, or pleasure; '''incapable of stain or injury

    Derived terms

    * incapability * incapably

    Synonyms

    * (not capable) unable * (not in a state to receive) refusing

    Antonyms

    * capable

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dated) One who is morally or mentally weak or inefficient; an imbecile; a simpleton.
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