noncomprehension

noun

non·​com·​pre·​hen·​sion ˌnän-ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen(t)-shən How to pronounce noncomprehension (audio)
-prē-
: lack of comprehension : failure to comprehend
noncomprehension of the contract

Word History

First Known Use

1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncomprehension was in 1859

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“Noncomprehension.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncomprehension. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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