Definition of incomprehensible
1 archaic : having or subject to no limits
2 : impossible to comprehend : unintelligible incomprehensible instructions
incomprehensibilityplay \(ˌ)in-ˌkäm-pri-ˌhen(t)-sə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
incomprehensiblyplay \(ˌ)in-ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-blē\ adverb
Examples of incomprehensible in a sentence
I found his behavior utterly incomprehensible.
It's incomprehensible to me that he could have acted that way.
Origin and Etymology of incomprehensible
Middle English, from Latin incomprehensibilis, from in- + comprehensibilis comprehensible
First Known Use: 14th century
INCOMPREHENSIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of incomprehensible for English Language Learners
: impossible to understand : not comprehensible
INCOMPREHENSIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of incomprehensible for Students
: impossible to understand The phone message was incomprehensible.
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