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Origin of comprehensible
Examples from the Web for comprehensible
If nothing else, this comprehensive and comprehensible idea could move our leaders past the present paralysis.
But they're comprehensible, and that comprehensibility is surprisingly comforting.
Most crimes are motivated by unlovely impulses that are at least comprehensible: the desire for money, sex, respect, revenge.
Also, of course, George made his money in a straightforward and comprehensible way.
Mitt needs a simpler, more down-to-earth blueprint with catchy and comprehensible elements—something like his own 9-9-9 plan.Mitt Romney Should Learn a Lesson from Teddy Kennedy|Michael Medved|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He set up a new authority against an old authority; but He set it up with positive commandments and a comprehensible scheme.Eugenics and Other Evils|G. K. Chesterton
But to his friends his mastery of the English tongue in such circumstances is comprehensible.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The appeal was comprehensible, and the charioteer, assiduously obliging, fell to posture of checking none too volant steeds.The So-called Human Race|Bert Leston Taylor
He was very fond of the Leyburn girls, but music seemed to him, good man, one of the least comprehensible of human pleasures.Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward
In this way he explained various laws, and rendered them comprehensible, when they seemed obscure or in any way extraordinary.History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
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.