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Pronunciation:  `ink`âmputub'ilutee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of being unable to exist or work in congenial combination
  2. [n]  the relation between propositions that cannot both be true at the same time
  3. [n]  (immunology) the degree to which the body's immune system will try to reject foreign material (as transfused blood or transplanted tissue)

INCOMPATIBILITY is a 15 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: inconsistency, mutual exclusiveness, repugnance
 Antonyms: compatibility
 See Also: characteristic, conflict, contradictoriness, histoincompatibility, incongruity, incongruousness, physiological condition, physiological state, Rh incompatibility



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In`com*pat`i*bil"i*ty\, n.; pl. {-ties}. [Cf.
F. incompatibilit['e].]
The quality or state of being incompatible; inconsistency;

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