non·​com·​pre·​hen·​si·​ble ˌnän-ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen(t)-sə-bəl How to pronounce noncomprehensible (audio)
: not comprehensible : incomprehensible
a toddler's noncomprehensible speech

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noncomprehensible was in 1823

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Cite this Entry

“Noncomprehensible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

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