Incomparable In*com"pa*ra*ble, a. [L. incomparabilis: cf. F. incomparable. See {In-} not, and {Comparable}.] Not comparable; admitting of no comparison with others; unapproachably eminent; without a peer or equal; matchless; peerless; transcendent. [1913 Webster]

A merchant of incomparable wealth. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

A new hypothesis . . . which hath the incomparable Sir Isaac Newton for a patron. --Bp. Warburton. -- {In*com"pa*ra*ble*ness}, n. -- {In*com"pa*ra*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Delights incomparably all those corporeal things. --Bp. Wilkins. [1913 Webster]

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  • incomparable — (adj.) early 15c., from O.Fr. incomparable (12c.) or directly from L. incomparabilis, from in not (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + comparabilis comparable (see COMPARABLE (Cf. comparable)) …   Etymology dictionary

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