incompatibility


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in·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

 (ĭn′kəm-păt′ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. in·com·pat·i·bil·i·ties
1. The state or quality of being incompatible.
2. incompatibilities Mutually exclusive or antagonistic qualities or things.

in•com•pat•i•bil•i•ty

(ˌɪn kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. the quality or state of being incompatible.
2. something that is incompatible.
[1605–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incompatibility - the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
contradictoriness - the relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist
2.incompatibility - (immunology) the degree to which the body's immune system will try to reject foreign material (as transfused blood or transplanted tissue)
immunology - the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system
histoincompatibility - incompatibility in which one person's tissue cannot be transplanted to another person
Rh incompatibility - incompatibility of Rh blood types; a transfusion of Rh-positive blood given to a Rh-negative person (or vice versa) can result in hemolysis and anemia
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
3.incompatibility - the quality of being unable to exist or work in congenial combination
conflict - an incompatibility of dates or events; "he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings"
incongruity, incongruousness - the quality of disagreeing; being unsuitable and inappropriate
characteristic - a distinguishing quality
compatibility - capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination

incompatibility

noun inconsistency, conflict, discrepancy, antagonism, incongruity, irreconcilability, disparateness, uncongeniality Incompatibility between mother and baby's blood group may cause jaundice.

incompatibility

noun
A marked lack of correspondence or agreement:
Translations
تَنافُر، تَنَاقُض، تَعارُض
neslučitelnost
ufordrageligheduforligelighed
összeférhetetlenség
ósamrÿmanleiki; ósamræmi
uyuşmazlıkuzlaşmazlık

incompatibility

[ˈɪnkəmˌpætəˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nincompatibilidad f

incompatibility

[ˌɪnkəmpætɪˈbɪlɪti] nincompatibilité f

incompatibility

n (of characters, temperaments, ideas, propositions)Unvereinbarkeit f; (of drugs, blood groups, colours)Unverträglichkeit f; (of technical systems)Inkompatibilität f; divorce on grounds of incompatibilityScheidung aufgrund or auf Grund der Unvereinbarkeit der Charaktere der Ehepartner

incompatibility

[ˈɪnkəmˌpætəˈbɪlɪtɪ] nincompatibilità

incompatible

(inkəmˈpӕtəbl) adjective
1. (of people) certain to disagree, fight etc.
2. (of statements etc) not in agreement with one another.
ˈincomˌpatiˈbility noun

in·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty

n. incompatibilidad.
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This enabled Mattingly and Maryland Joe to cut down the body of a man hanged by the Vigilance Committee a few hours before on the regular trail, and to remonstrate with the committee on the incompatibility of such exhibitions with a maidenly worship of nature.
These evidences of an incompatibility of temper induced Miss Betsey to pay him off, and effect a separation by mutual consent.
What I suffered from, was the incompatibility between his cold presence and my feelings towards Estella.
I will make Sir Charles divorce you for incompatibility of temper and marry me.
The fact is that we had absolutely incompatible dispositions and habits of thought and action, and our danger and isolation only accentuated the incompatibility.
The nearest approach to her was a Unitarian minister from Boston, who very soon demanded a separation, for incompatibility of temper.
But Pierre did not know this; he was entirely absorbed in what lay before him, and was tortured- as those are who obstinately undertake a task that is impossible for them not because of its difficulty but because of its incompatibility with their natures- by the fear of weakening at the decisive moment and so losing his self-esteem.
He did not mean to think of furniture at present; but whenever he did so it was to be feared that neither biology nor schemes of reform would lift him above the vulgarity of feeling that there would be an incompatibility in his furniture not being of the best.
I should hope, if there was any incompatibility to meet the pecuniary obligations,' said Miss La Creevy with another cough,
Thereupon, with characteristic egoism, Milton put forth a series of pamphlets on divorce, arguing, contrary to English law, and with great scandal to the public, that mere incompatibility of temper was adequate ground for separation.
I gather from all this, Tom Gradgrind,' said Bounderby, standing up with his hands in his pockets, 'that you are of opinion that there's what people call some incompatibility between Loo Bounderby and myself.
I fear there is at present a general incompatibility between Louisa, and - and - and almost all the relations in which I have placed her,' was her father's sorrowful reply.