uncomprehended

adjective

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

Word History

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of uncomprehended was in 1598

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“Uncomprehended.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uncomprehended. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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