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Origin of comprehension
Examples from the Web for non-comprehension
Again the polite landlord of the Golden Eagle, which was the name of the inn, bowed his non-comprehension of what was said to him.Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume 2|Alexander Leighton
The contempt of danger, or non-comprehension of it, manifested by some of these gentlemen, was perfect.
And when her glance reached the toilet-table, her non-comprehension reached its usual climax.Horace Chase|Constance Fenimore Woolson
Non-comprehension in such a matter is synonymous with disapproval.Rosa Mundi and Other Stories|Ethel M. Dell
To this the natives naturally responded with a blank stare of non-comprehension, gradually merging into a broad smile.Turned Adrift|Harry Collingwood
mid-15c., from Middle French comprehénsion (15c.), from Latin comprehensionem (nominative comprehensio) "a seizing, laying hold of, arrest," figuratively "perception, comprehension," noun of action from past participle stem of comprehendere (see comprehend). In reading education, from 1921.