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Meaning of incompatible by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From French incompatible .


    incompatible ( comparative more incompatible, superlative most incompatible )

    1. Of two things: impossible to coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing .



    incompatible ( plural: incompatibles )

    1. ( medicine, chemistry, chiefly plural: ) An incompatible substance; one of a group of things that cannot be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or opposing medicinal qualities .
      the incompatibles of iron

Explanation of incompatible by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. not compatible

    2. incompatible personalities
      incompatible colors
    3. incapable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification

    4. used especially of solids or solutions

    5. not suitable to your tastes or needs

    6. not in keeping with what is correct or proper

    7. not compatible with other facts

    8. used especially of drugs or muscles that counteract or neutralize each other's effect

    9. not easy to combine harmoniously

    10. of words so related that one contrasts with the other