- capable of being comprehended or understood; intelligible.
Origin of comprehensible
Examples from the Web for comprehensibility
But they're comprehensible, and that comprehensibility is surprisingly comforting.There's Little We Can Do to Prevent Another Massacre
December 17, 2012
Kant's disquisition went deeper into the question, but that of Mendelssohn had the advantage of clearness and comprehensibility.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)
Religion finds a higher sphere of comprehensibility in the action of supernatural power.The Relations of Science and Religion
No logician of the present day teaches that comprehensibility is a test of truth.The Theistic Conception of the World
B. F. (Benjamin Franklin) Cocker
First however I will present the examples from the poets according to their comprehensibility and their transparency.Sleep Walking and Moon Walking
Isidor Isaak Sadger
The Table of Chapters has been moved to the beginning of the text for reasons of clarity and comprehensibility.A Treatise on Painting
Leonardo Da Vinci
- capable of being comprehended
Word Origin and History for comprehensibility
1520s, "able to be contained," from Latin comprehensibilis, from comprehensus, past participle of comphrehendere (see comprehend). Meaning "able to be understood" is from c.1600. Related: Comprehensibly; comprehensibility.