[ in-kom-pri-hen-suh-buhl, in-kom- ]
/ ˌɪn kɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl, ɪnˌkɒm- /


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


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Origin of incomprehensible

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

SYNONYMS FOR incomprehensible

OTHER WORDS FROM incomprehensible Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for incomprehensibility

/ (ˌɪnkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbəl, ɪnˌkɒm-) /


incapable of being understood; unintelligible
archaic limitless; boundless

Derived forms of incomprehensible

incomprehensibility or incomprehensibleness, nounincomprehensibly, adverb
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