Definition of incommensurability in English:

incommensurability

Pronunciation /ˌɪnkəmɛnʃ(ə)rəˈbɪlɪti/ /ˌɪnkəmɛnsjərəˈbɪlɪti/

noun

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.’

Pronunciation

incommensurability

/ˌɪnkəmɛnʃ(ə)rəˈbɪlɪti/ /ˌɪnkəmɛnsjərəˈbɪlɪti/