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Meaning of INCOMPREHENSIBLE

Pronunciation:  `inkâmpri'hensubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  difficult to understand; "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein
  2. [adj]  incapable of being explained or accounted for; "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"
 

INCOMPREHENSIBLE is a 16 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: cryptic, cryptical, dark, deep, enigmatic, enigmatical, impenetrable, indecipherable, inscrutable, lost, missed, mysterious, mystifying, obscure, opaque, paradoxical, puzzling, self-contradictory, unaccountable, uncomprehensible, unexplainable, unexplained, unintelligible
 
 Antonyms: comprehendible, comprehensible, explicable
 
 See Also: fathomless, incomprehensible, inexplicable, insoluble, unclear, unfathomable

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*com`pre*hen"si*ble\, a. [L.
incomprehensibilis: cf. F. incompr['e]hensible. See {In-}
not, and {Comprehensible}.]
1. Not capable of being contained within limits.

         An infinite and incomprehensible substance.
                                               --Hooker.

2. Not capable of being comprehended or understood; beyond
   the reach of the human intellect; inconceivable.

         And all her numbered stars that seem to roll Spaces
         incomprehensible.                     --Milton.
   -- {In*com`pre*hen"si*ble*ness}, n. --
   {In*com`pre*hen"si*bly}, adv.

 
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