incomprehensible

[in-kom-pri-hen-suh-buhl, in-kom-]
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adjective

impossible to understand or comprehend; unintelligible.
Archaic. limitless; not limited or capable of being limited.

Nearby words

  1. incompletely,
  2. incompleteness,
  3. incompletion,
  4. incompliant,
  5. incomprehensibility,
  6. incomprehensibly,
  7. incomprehension,
  8. incomprehensive,
  9. incompressible,
  10. incomputable

Origin of incomprehensible

First recorded in 1300–50; Middle English word from Latin word incomprehēnsibilis. See in-3, comprehensible

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British Dictionary definitions for incomprehensibility

incomprehensible

adjective

incapable of being understood; unintelligible
archaic limitless; boundless
Derived Formsincomprehensibility or incomprehensibleness, nounincomprehensibly, adverb

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