incomprehensible


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Related to incomprehensible: inconspicuous, inconsiderate, incongruous, languid, unfathomable

in·com·pre·hen·si·ble

 (ĭn′kŏm-prĭ-hĕn′sə-bəl, ĭn-kŏm′-)
adj.
1.
a. Difficult or impossible to understand or comprehend; unintelligible: incomprehensible jargon.
b. Impossible to know or fathom: incomprehensible mysteries.
2. Archaic Having no limits; boundless.

in′com·pre·hen′si·bil′i·ty, in′com·pre·hen′si·ble·ness n.
in′com·pre·hen′si·bly adv.

incomprehensible

(ˌɪnkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbəl; ɪnˌkɒm-)
adj
1. incapable of being understood; unintelligible
2. archaic limitless; boundless
ˌincompreˌhensiˈbility, ˌincompreˈhensibleness n
ˌincompreˈhensibly adv

in•com•pre•hen•si•ble

(ˌɪn kɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl, ɪnˌkɒm-)

adj.
impossible to comprehend; unintelligible.
[1300–50; Middle English < Latin]
in`com•pre•hen`si•bil′i•ty, n.
in`com•pre•hen′si•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incomprehensible - incapable of being explained or accounted for; "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"
uncomprehensible, incomprehensible - difficult to understand; "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein
insoluble - admitting of no solution or explanation; "an insoluble doubt"
2.incomprehensible - difficult to understandincomprehensible - difficult to understand; "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein
unclear - not clear to the mind; "the law itself was unclear on that point"; "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"
incomprehensible, inexplicable - incapable of being explained or accounted for; "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"
unintelligible - poorly articulated or enunciated, or drowned by noise; "unintelligible speech"
comprehendible, comprehensible - capable of being comprehended or understood; "an idea comprehensible to the average mind"

incomprehensible

adjective
2. obscure, puzzling, mysterious, baffling, enigmatic, perplexing, opaque, impenetrable, inscrutable, unfathomable, above your head, beyond comprehension, all Greek to you (informal), beyond your grasp incomprehensible mathematics puzzles
obscure clear, obvious, apparent, evident, understandable, manifest, conceivable, comprehensible

incomprehensible

adjective
Incapable of being grasped by the intellect or understanding:
Translations
غَيْر قابِل للفَهْم، لا يُمْكِن فَهْمُه
nesrozumitelný
uforståelig
käsittämätön
érthetetlenfelfoghatatlanmegfoghatatlan
óskiljanlegur
neizprotamsnesaprotams
niezrozumiałaniezrozumiałeniezrozumiały
anlaşılamaz

incomprehensible

[ɪnˌkɒmprɪˈhensəbl] ADJincomprensible
it is incomprehensible to meme resulta incomprensible

incomprehensible

[ɪnˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbəl] adjincompréhensible
to be incomprehensible to sb → être incompréhensible pour qn

incomprehensible

adjunverständlich (to sb jdm); act alsounbegreiflich, unfassbar (to sb jdm); people like that are just incomprehensiblesolche Leute kann ich einfach nicht begreifen

incomprehensible

[ɪnˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbl] adjincomprensibile

incomprehensible

(inkompriˈhensəbl) adjective
impossible to understand. an incomprehensible statement.
References in classic literature ?
Their freedom of expression was at first incomprehensible to her, though she had no difficulty in reconciling it with a lofty chastity which in the Creole woman seems to be inborn and unmistakable.
Strength is incomprehensible by weakness, and, therefore, the more terrible.
With an easy condescension, and kind forbearance towards our stupidity -- which, to his order of mind, must have seemed little short of crime -- would he forth-with, by the merest touch of his finger, make the incomprehensible as clear as daylight.
It was so incomprehensible how a man could fail to see it
to be sure," cried Emma, "it is always incomprehensible to a man that a woman should ever refuse an offer of marriage.
Such a burden to be left on my hands--and so much annoyance as she caused me, daily and hourly, with her incomprehensible disposition, and her sudden starts of temper, and her continual, unnatural watchings of one's movements
The notion of ENVYING Catherine was incomprehensible to him, but the notion of grieving her he understood clearly enough.
An incomprehensible resemblance to some unremembered voice in the niece; an unintelligible malady which kept the aunt secluded from public view; an extraordinary range of scientific cultivation in the uncle, associated with a coarseness and audacity of manner which by no means suggested the idea of a man engaged in studious pursuits -- were the members of this small family of three what they seemed on the surface of them?
While one external cause, and that a reference to his long lingering agony, would always--as on the trial--evoke this condition from the depths of his soul, it was also in its nature to arise of itself, and to draw a gloom over him, as incomprehensible to those unacquainted with his story as if they had seen the shadow of the actual Bastille thrown upon him by a summer sun, when the substance was three hundred miles away.
I believe the theme of this incomprehensible conundrum was the moon.
Not only that, but I felt convinced that Miss Havisham too would not be understood; and although she was perfectly incomprehensible to me, I entertained an impression that there would be something coarse and treacherous in my dragging her as she really was (to say nothing of Miss Estella) before the contemplation of Mrs.
That was all; but brief as it was, and to me incomprehensible, it filled the squire and Dr.