Incommensurate vs Incompetent - What's the difference?

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Incommensurate is a related term of incompetent.


As adjectives the difference between incommensurate and incompetent

is that incommensurate is out of proportion (in size, degree or extent) with something else while incompetent is incompetent.

incommensurate

English

Adjective

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

    * commensurate

    incompetent

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • Unskilled, lacking normally expected degree of ability.
  • Having an incompetent lawyer may be grounds for a retrial, but the lawyer in question probably doesn't know that.
  • Unable to make rational decisions, insane or otherwise cognitively impaired.
  • The charged was judged incompetent to stand trial, at least until his medication started working.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Usage notes

    The form incompetent of , as in "I am incompetent of doing anything!" is heard (US). It is incorrect, the intended word is incapable.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who is incompetent.