incomprehension

noun in·com·pre·hen·sion \ (ˌ)in-ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen(t)-shən \

Definition of incomprehension

: lack of comprehension or understanding

Examples of incomprehension in a Sentence

  1. She gave me a look of complete incomprehension.

  2. He viewed the situation with incomprehension.

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  • : lack of understanding


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