incomprehensibly


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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.
Translations

incomprehensibly

[ɪnˌkɒmprɪˈhensəblɪ] ADVde modo incomprensible, incomprensiblemente

incomprehensibly

advunverständlich; incomprehensibly, their offer was turned downunverständlicherweise wurde ihr Angebot abgelehnt

incomprehensibly

[ɪnˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəblɪ] advincomprensibilmente
References in classic literature ?
The gaieties of Paris (quite incomprehensibly to herself as well as to everyone about her) had a depressing effect on her spirits.
When one was in a good temper, and the other in a bad temper, the peace was not broken; but when both happened to be in an ill-humor, quarrels sprang up from such incomprehensibly trifling causes, that they could never remember afterwards what they had quarreled about.
He was so preternaturally smart in his dress, and so incomprehensibly anxious (while my husband was in the way) to make us understand that his reasons for visiting Paris were holiday reasons only, that I at once suspected him of having crossed the Channel in a double character--say, as tourist in search of pleasure, when third persons were present; as ambassador from Mr.
Welland said, "let poor Ellen find her own level"--and that, mortifyingly and incomprehensibly, was in the dim depths where the Blenkers prevailed, and "people who wrote" celebrated their untidy rites.
Not tables, toilettes, wardrobes, or drawers, but on one side perhaps the remains of a broken lute, on the other a ponderous chest which no efforts can open, and over the fireplace the portrait of some handsome warrior, whose features will so incomprehensibly strike you, that you will not be able to withdraw your eyes from it.
A new and incomprehensibly fairer life was dawning.
He who can read Sir Charles Lyell's grand work on the Principles of Geology, which the future historian will recognise as having produced a revolution in natural science, yet does not admit how incomprehensibly vast have been the past periods of time, may at once close this volume.
which gives that region the appearance of an ancient country, incomprehensibly stripped of its people and their dwellings.
The eyes, which should have been dark, were incomprehensibly and discordantly light; they were of that nearly colorless gray which, though little attractive in itself, possesses the rare compensating merit of interpreting the finest gradations of thought, the gentlest changes of feeling, the deepest trouble of passion, with a subtle transparency of expression which no darker eyes can rival.
A block aloft squeaked incomprehensibly, for what on earth could have made it do so?
High-priced, difficult-to-attain architecture degrees are now, incomprehensibly, being used to create "Instagrammable" installations for things like impromptu selfie fashion shoots and hotel lobby photo booths.
Moreover, you'll be clued into the United States and China's ongoing race to be the first to build an incomprehensibly fast and powerful quantum computer.