incompatible - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˌɪnkəmˈpætəb(ə)l/
  1. ideas, systems, or machines that are incompatible are not able to work or exist together because of basic differences

    incompatible software systems

    two aims that turned out to be incompatible

    1. a.
      used about people who are so different that they cannot live or work together

      We didn’t realize until too late that we were entirely incompatible.

derived word

incompatibility

 

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/ˌɪnkəmˌpætəˈbɪləti/
noun [uncountable]