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incommensurable

Maths
a. (of two numbers) having an irrational ratio
b. not having units of the same dimension
c. unrelated to another measurement by integral multiples
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In deciding between life and death, we need an incommensurably richer language to express, and a particular nonrational human faculty to assess character and desert.
Rotation velocities in macro-processes are incommensurably small in comparison with rotations of atoms and particles.
Each staggers under the professional burden of a discourse without rankable values, the Babel-effect of a secular religion gone wrong on both truth and beauty, and whose acolytes, cheerless in their alternate fits of denial and despair, discourse incommensurably even with each other, let alone with an increasingly indifferent world.
Today, anyone with a basic knowledge of science would acknowledge both, but years ago one theory clashed incommensurably with the other.