Meaning of incommensurability in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪnkəmɛnʃ(ə)rəˈbɪlɪti/ /ˌɪnkəmɛnsjərəˈbɪlɪti/


See incommensurable

‘God is the only hypothesis that does justice to the immensity and incommensurability of the cosmos.’
  • ‘Such incommensurability should not be understood as a reflection of our inability to make fine discriminations between divergent ways of life.’
  • ‘There we come to the third aspect of interaction - so I think that interaction always also integrates this aspect of incommensurability - of the fact that you cannot completely compare or that you cannot completely grasp the other.’
  • ‘Instead, she produces a history whose accuracy and sophistication is marked by disjuncture and incommensurability between different paradigms and apprehensions of different practices in different eras.’
  • ‘The magnitude of incommensurability between this study and previous work, as well as all previous studies with one another, limits meaningful comparisons of diversity patterns in tropical American mollusks.’