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understandable

[uhn-der-stan-duh-buh l] /ˌʌn dərˈstæn də bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being understood; comprehensible.
Origin of understandable
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English: orig., capable of understanding; see understand, -able
Related forms
understandability, noun
understandably, adverb
nonunderstandable, adjective
ununderstandable, adjective
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Examples from the Web for non-understandable
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  • Somewhere, somehow, and by non-understandable methods the verdict is reached.

    The Man in Court Frederic DeWitt Wells
  • He asked more questions and the answers were as non-understandable.

    Cap'n Dan's Daughter Joseph C. Lincoln
Word Origin and History for non-understandable

understandable

adj.

late 14c., "able to understand;" late 15c., "able to be understood," from understand + -able. Related: Understandably.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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