Definition of incomprehension
: lack of comprehension or understanding
Examples of incomprehension in a Sentence
She gave me a look of complete incomprehension.
He viewed the situation with incomprehension.
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Both places saw Spanish incursions from the south, mutual incomprehension in the meeting of Europeans and aboriginals, waves of disease that devastated the natives and a relentless quest by the newcomers for the raw materials of empire.
Viewers unfamiliar with the source material are required to suspend not just their disbelief but also their incomprehension.
Occasionally, her fascination with technological processes, combined with an incomprehension of them, can have productive results.
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: lack of understanding
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