uncomprehendingly


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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.

uncomprehendingly

(ˌʌnkɒmprɪˈhɛndɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a puzzled manner
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uncomprehendingly

[ʌnˌkɒmprɪˈhɛndɪŋlɪ] advin modo perplesso
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"Gorry!" exclaimed Jimmy Bean tersely and uncomprehendingly, but admiringly.
I had had one made for Garm too, and, as we climbed to the fresh breezes, I put it on, and arm chewed it uncomprehendingly, but I think he was grateful.
There have, however, been some occasions, as I have slowly slogged my way through seemingly never-ending pages of material which, if not technically plagiarised, has been largely uncomprehendingly regurgitated, when I have wondered whether the mental torture that this entails could be regarded as cruel and unusual punishment and hence prohibited in one but, sadly, not both of the Cambridge English Dictionary meanings of the word, by the European Convention on Human Rights.
As the novel addresses the rise of populism, for example, we meet reactionary oldies in golf clubs moaning about "political correctness"; a lunatic conspiracy theorist buttonholing a publisher with a manuscript about the EU's "Kalergi Plan" for white genocide; a porcine chancer funding the referendum through a dodgy free-market thinktank; an elderly former car worker uncomprehendingly contemplating the site where the Longbridge plant used to be; a privileged Corbynite student lodging a complaint against a lecturer after hearing (at second hand) that they'd said something to a trans student that could be taken the wrong way.
They stared at me uncomprehendingly. Perhaps one brow furrowed.
It is said that at the close of this event Stewart listened uncomprehendingly with all the gathered Asante to a song composed for the occasion by Kwame Tua.
Moreover, it is only Steven (and the audience) who have the privilege of understanding Linda as she prepares herself for a date with Bob, carefully applying make-up as her brother uncomprehendingly exclaims, "Blimey, I thought you had a driving lesson".
Konoplyov identifies vaguely with and feels swept up in the "something" Vozdvizhensky sees uncomprehendingly only from the outside.
(28) But Sebastian's fate complicates thinking about the ways of providence, prompting questions by his integral and substantial presence in contrast to the unthinking and uncomprehendingly passive patience of Charlemont and Castabella.
It was Hazel Barnes's translation of Jean-Paul Sartre's Being and Nothingness (1943), whose 500 pages I turned uncomprehendingly. Though I could hardly afford the book, I did not regret the expense, because I had learned from Walter Kaufmann's collection of existentialist extracts, Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre (1956), that Sartre's philosophy was a life-changing guide to an emerging and liberating world.
"Today, they would stare uncomprehendingly at the scale of this superport, awed by the vast ships that will be able to dock here.
She exposes the hollowness of the braggart's 'victory', yet he uncomprehendingly roars with approval as she offers to place her hand beneath his foot: 'Come on and kiss me, Kate' (The Shrew 5.2.180).