INCOMPATIBLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INCOMPATIBLE
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 a.  inharmonious; impossible to coexist; not easy to combine harmoniously
Classic Sentence:
1  And when farther pressed, had added, that in her opinion their dispositions were so totally dissimilar as to make mutual affection incompatible; and that they were unfitted for each other by nature, education, and habit.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
2  Your happiness and advantage are all that I have in view, and nothing is required of you but to bear with Mr. Crawford's endeavours to convince you that they may not be incompatible with his.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIII
3  He already showed that thought is a disease of flesh, and indirectly bore evidence that ideal physical beauty is incompatible with emotional development and a full recognition of the coil of things.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
4  There can be no doubt that Stapleton exercised an influence over her which may have been love or may have been fear, or very possibly both, since they are by no means incompatible emotions.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
5  Nor would it be entirely incompatible with most of the words overheard.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
6  As this silence continued, every day made it appear more strange and more incompatible with the disposition of both.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 14
7  I thought this sentiment so incompatible with the establishment of any system of check on Mary Anne, that I frowned a little.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 44. OUR HOUSEKEEPING
8  She was an apt woman; and a little experience soon demonstrated, to her satisfaction, that education and slavery were incompatible with each other.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
9  He was, himself, moreover, composed of two elements, which were, to all appearance, incompatible.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
10  Although that does not mean I've abandoned what I thought earlier as the two versions are, to some extent, not incompatible.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
11  What I suffered from, was the incompatibility between his cold presence and my feelings towards Estella.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXIX
12  These evidences of an incompatibility of temper induced Miss Betsey to pay him off, and effect a separation by mutual consent.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1. I AM BORN
13  What I shall say to people in general, of the incompatibility that led to my so laying down the law, will be this.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III
14  And so for history, the insoluble mystery presented by the incompatibility of free will and inevitability does not exist as it does for theology, ethics, and philosophy.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  His plan is incompatible with my intentions.
2  These two objectives are mutually incompatible.
3  The married couple argued incessantly and finally decided to separate because they were incompatible.