uncomprehending

adjective un·com·pre·hend·ing \ ˌən-ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen-diŋ , -prē- \

Definition of uncomprehending

: not comprehending : lacking understanding

uncomprehendingly

play \ˌən-ˌkäm-pri-ˈhen-diŋ-lē, -prē-\ adverb

Examples of uncomprehending in a Sentence

  1. They were uncomprehending of what was going on.

  2. He gave me an uncomprehending look when I mentioned her name.

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First Known Use of uncomprehending

1810

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UNCOMPREHENDING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of uncomprehending for English Language Learners

  • : not understanding what is happening, being referred to, etc. : showing a lack of understanding or knowledge


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