incompatibility noun

ADJ. basic | inherent | mutual the mutual incompatibility of socialist and capitalist economic systems

VERB + INCOMPATIBILITY demonstrate The disastrous merger demonstrated the incompatibility of the two companies.

PREP. ~ between Incompatibility between systems has been a major problem for video users. | ~ with Critics of the new machine point to its incompatibility with other products on the market.

PHRASES grounds of incompatibility A divorce was sought and granted on grounds of incompatibility.