uncomprehending


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un·com·pre·hend·ing

 (ŭn′kŏm-prĭ-hĕn′dĭng)
adj.
Not understanding; having little or no comprehension.

un′com·pre·hend′ing·ly adv.

uncomprehending

(ˌʌnkɒmprɪˈhɛndɪŋ)
adj
not able to understand; puzzled: a long, uncomprehending look.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uncomprehending - lacking understandinguncomprehending - lacking understanding; "tried to explain to her uncomprehending husband"
undiscerning - lacking discernment

uncomprehending

adjective
Unwilling or unable to perceive:
Translations

uncomprehending

[ˈʌnˌkɒmprɪˈhendɪŋ] ADJincomprensivo

uncomprehending

[ˌʌnkɒmprɪˈhɛndɪŋ] adj [look] → d'incompréhension

uncomprehending

adj, uncomprehendingly

uncomprehending

[ʌnˌkɒmprɪˈhɛndɪŋ] adj (baffled) → perplesso/a
References in classic literature ?
"Day before yesterday!" she repeated, aloud; and went on thinking to herself, "day before yesterday," in a sort of an uncomprehending way.
For a time he lay wide-eyed and quite uncomprehending. Then his scattered wits slowly foregathered, and he sat up sniffing the air with an expression of wonderment upon his face.
He looked at her with slow-growing, uncomprehending surprise.
"The trouble!" I murmured, uncomprehending. What trouble?
So marked was the change in her manner, such depths of sad initiation did it imply, that, with some doubts as to my delicacy, I put the case anew to my village oracle, Harmon Gow; but got for my pains only an uncomprehending grunt.
Standing out of the way, he had watched his captain walk the weather-side of the poop, he took full cognizance of his liking for that inexplicably strange man and saw him swerve towards the companion and go down below with sympathetic if utterly uncomprehending eyes.
The creature looked about him in a dazed, uncomprehending manner.
Sir Meyville Worth stood with his eyes fixed upon his daughter and an expression of blank, uncomprehending dismay in his features.
The collection includes a dozen ruminative poems that encapsulate some of Hesse's travels, as well as the short story "Robert Aghion," a melancholic tale in which a British missionary similarly finds himself face-to-face with an uncomprehending local culture.
Those of us who find ourselves on the wrong side of phase 3 will be forced to stare on aghast and uncomprehending, with a look of combined fear, confusion and gloom.
Lying quietly in the swell, blostreaming from amputated fingthe second survivor watched mwith uncomprehending eyes.