Origin of comprehension
Examples from the Web for comprehension
It was a small step in learning to stick to my guns, but a leap in my comprehension of phonetics.
Nothing defeats my powers of comprehension like the deliberate harm of a child.
This is nostalgia as a recording exercise rather than a lesson in empathy or comprehension.Memory Porn: America’s Obscene Anniversary Obsession|Tim Teeman|June 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the book were reducible to a thesis, it might be the simple claim that some things exceed our capacity for comprehension.Barbara Ehrenreich Gives God a Going Over in Her New Book|Nick Romeo|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That a company would even consider such a plan is beyond my comprehension.Winthrop Roosevelt on the Oil Boom that Threatens His Great-Great-Grandfather’s Legacy|Winthrop Roosevelt|April 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All social cohesion and co-operation rest on this comprehension, and are limited by its degree of perfection.Illusions|James Sully
Goliath, it must be explained, was not killed, since death would involve explanations beyond the comprehension of H. 3rd.Seeing Things at Night|Heywood Broun
This was a degree of unselfishness beyond the comprehension of Carlos just then.The Spanish Brothers|Deborah Alcock
The apologue is quite clear; and yet a certain amount of intelligence is necessary for its comprehension.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
She was behind her children in comprehension, strange as it seems to say so.The Ladies Lindores, Vol. 1(of 3)|Margaret Oliphant