uncomprehended

adjective
un·​com·​pre·​hend·​ed | \ ˌən-ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen-dəd How to pronounce uncomprehended (audio) , -prē- \

Definition of uncomprehended

: not understood or comprehended In the beginning, before I had penetrated to motives, that uncomprehended sneer of his made my heart ache …— Charlotte Brontë … that uncomprehended craving that urged him constantly to he knew not what.— Somerset Maugham

First Known Use of uncomprehended

1598, in the meaning defined above

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“Uncomprehended.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncomprehended. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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