- capable of being comprehended or understood; intelligible.
Origin of comprehensible
Examples from the Web for comprehensibly
Historical Examples of comprehensibly
Mr. Durance despised them: he called them, arguing against Mr. Radnor, 'those emotional things,' not comprehensibly to Skepsey.One of Our Conquerors, Complete
Through an Incarnation alone can the purposes of Zeus in creation be fully and comprehensibly revealed to man.Browning and Dogma
Ethel M. Naish
- capable of being comprehended
Word Origin and History for comprehensibly
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.