incomprehensible

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French incompréhensible, from Latin incomprehensibilis.

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnkɑmprəhɛnsɪbəl/
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incomprehensible (comparative more incomprehensible, superlative most incomprehensible)

  1. impossible or very difficult to understand
    • Greg Bear, Heads, 1990
      He shook his head. 'It's not only undefined, it's incomprehensible. Even the QL is befuddled by it and can't give me straight answers.'
    • Mark Twain, Letters From The Earth, 1938
      But this inference, which is supported by the opening of Book I, renders incomprehensible the note "and I have finished writing this," which is included within the dream.

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