Incommensurate vs Inefficient - What's the difference?

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Incommensurate is a related term of inefficient.


As adjectives the difference between incommensurate and inefficient

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

incommensurate

English

Adjective

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

    * commensurate

    inefficient

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not efficient; not producing the effect intended or desired; inefficacious; as, inefficient means or measures.
  • Celery is an inefficient food.
  • Incapable of, or indisposed to, effective action; habitually slack or remiss; effecting little or nothing; as, inefficient workers; an inefficient administrator.
  • Jessica was terribly inefficient at cleaning, so her brother usually had to clean the whole room.

    Antonyms

    * efficient