Definition of Incomprehension

1. Noun. An inability to understand. "His incomprehension of the consequences"

Generic synonyms: Inability
Antonyms: Comprehension



Definition of Incomprehension

1. n. Want of comprehension or understanding.

Definition of Incomprehension

1. Noun. Want or lack of comprehension or understanding; inability to understand. ¹

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Definition of Incomprehension

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Incomprehension

incompletions
incomplex
incompliable
incompliance
incompliant
incomposed
incomposite
incompossibilities
incompossibility
incompossible
incomprehense
incomprehensibility
incomprehensible
incomprehensibleness
incomprehensibly
incomprehension (current term)
incomprehensive
incomprehensively
incompressibilities
incompressibility
incompressible
incomputability
incomputable
incomputably
incomunicado
inconcealable
inconceivabilities
inconceivability
inconceivable
inconceivableness

Literary usage of Incomprehension

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on Insanity and Other Disorders Affecting the Mind by James Cowles Prichard (1835)
"Third degree of incoherence—incomprehension.—The third degree of dementia is characterised by inability to comprehend the meaning of any question or ..."

2. The Psychology of Socialism by Gustave Le Bon (1899)
"Psychology of incomprehension :—How our knowledge of the world is obscured by our hereditary beliefs—They affect not only our conduct, but the senses we ..."

3. Lessons of the World-war by Augustin Frédéric Hamon (1919)
"There was a real incomprehension of the actual European situation. ... One of the reasons of the incomprehension of the people of Great Britain is historic: ..."

4. David Lubin: A Study in Practical Idealism by Olivia Rossetti Agresti (1922)
"His eagerness was again met by incomprehension and indifference, incomprehension and indifference which most readers may feel inclined to share; ..."

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