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incompatible
used in David Copperfield

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Definition not going well together
  • These evidences of an incompatibility of temper induced Miss Betsey to pay him off, and effect a separation by mutual consent.
    Chapters 1-3 (5% in)
  • ...on his boots, or holding his head on with both arms as if he felt it loose, or accidentally kicking Traddles under the table, or shuffling his feet over one another, or producing them at distances from himself apparently outrageous to nature, or lying sideways with his hair among the wine-glasses, or developing his restlessness of limb in some other form incompatible with the general interests of society; and by Master Micawber's receiving those discoveries in a resentful spirit.
    Chapters 34-36 (91% in)
  • The discussion of some topics, even with Mrs. Micawber herself (so long the partner of my various vicissitudes, and a woman of a remarkable lucidity of intellect), is, I am led to consider, incompatible with the functions now devolving on me.
    Chapters 37-39 (66% in)
  • I thought this sentiment so incompatible with the establishment of any system of check on Mary Anne, that I frowned a little.
    Chapters 43-45 (26% in)

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