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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.
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incomprehensible

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

adjective
Incapable of being grasped by the intellect or understanding:
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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
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incomprehensible

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

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

[ɪnˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbl] adjincomprensibile
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incomprehensible

(inkompriˈhensəbl) adjective
impossible to understand. an incomprehensible statement.
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References in classic literature ?
Come to me immediately, and explain what is at present absolutely incomprehensible. Believe me the single word of Langford is not of such potent intelligence as to supersede the necessity of more.
Either to a Power indefinable, incomprehensible, which I not only cannot address but which I cannot even express in words- the Great All or Nothing-" said he to himself, "or to that God who has been sewn into this amulet by Mary!
There are some things related in the narrative which will be sure to appear strange, or perhaps entirely incomprehensible, to the reader; but they cannot appear more so to him than they did to the author at the time.
The other replied by a shake of the head, and added two or three perfectly incomprehensible words.