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incompatible

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Definition not going well together
  • He broke up with me last week because he'd decided there was something fundamentally incompatible about us deep down and that we'd only get hurt more if we played it out.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
incompatible = not going well together
  • So maybe you have this premonition that there is something fundamentally incompatible and you're preempting the preemption.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • incompatible = not going well together
  • Although that does not mean I've abandoned what I thought earlier as the two versions are, to some extent, not incompatible.
    Franz Kafka  --  The Trial
  • The two main tasks currently assigned to the USDA — to promote American agriculture and to police it — are incompatible.
    Eric Schlosser  --  Fast Food Nation
  • The reason: protein incompatibility.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Our attitudes and our backgrounds are incompatible.
    Tennessee Williams  --  A Streetcar Named Desire
  • It was saying the power was incompatible with the command he was giving.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • It isn't only art that's incompatible with happiness; it's also science.
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World
  • It would be incompatible with what she owed to her father, and with what she felt for him.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Camille and Laila were simply incompatible and left with very little fanfare.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection
  • Now, there's an incompatibility of some sort or another, I am given to understand by you, between your daughter and me.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • You're both so weird and incompatible with anyone else that you're perfect for each other.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Trade is incompatible with nobility.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • It's here, of course, that what I heard and what I pieced together was incompatible.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
  • And so our widened incompatibility ended at last in open conflict.
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • Moore's argument is that the attitude of the Early Adopters and the attitude of the Early Majority are fundamentally incompatible.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Sorely was poor Silas puzzled on such occasions by the incompatible demands of love.
    George Eliot  --  Silas Marner
  • Or do you say, 'We are incompatible, these rats and I. If I am to live here, these vermin must die'?"
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • BERENGER: Well at any rate, we have our own moral standards which I consider incompatible with the standards of these animals.
    Eugene Ionesco  --  Rhinoceros
  • I mean that all this business puts us on unnatural terms, with which natural relations are incompatible.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House

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