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Definitions for incomprehensible
ˌɪn kɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl, ɪnˌkɒm-in·com·pre·hen·si·ble
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incapable of being explained or accounted for
"inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"
difficult to understand
"the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein
impossible or very difficult to understand
Etymology: From incomprehensibilis.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: incomprehensible, Fr. in and comprehensible.
His precepts tend to the improving and perfecting the most valuable part of us, and annexing incomprehensible rewards as an eternal weight of glory. Henry Hammond.
One thing more is incomprehensible in this matter. John Locke.
The laws of vegetation, life, sustenance, and propagation are the arbitrary pleasure of God, and may vary in manners incomprehensible to our imaginations. Richard Bentley.
Presence every where is the sequel of an infinite and incomprehensible substance; for what can be every where but that which can no where be comprehended? Richard Hooker.
not capable of being contained within limits
not capable of being comprehended or understood; beyond the reach of the human intellect; inconceivable
Etymology: [L. incomprehensibilis: cf. F. incomprhensible. See In- not, and Comprehensible.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-kom-pre-hen′si-bl, adj. not capable of being understood: not to be contained within limits.—ns. Incomprehensibil′ity, Incomprehen′sibleness, Incomprehen′sion.—adv. Incomprehen′sibly.—adj. Incomprehen′sive, limited.—n. Incomprehen′siveness.
The numerical value of incomprehensible in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of incomprehensible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of incomprehensible in a Sentence
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God
They were really fun to write, we could not sell the show. We could not sell an animated ‘ Sarah Michelle Gellar Buffy, ’ which I still find incomprehensible.
The bottle may be a remnant, but it is certainly still present in many households, it is incomprehensible that you cannot secure the domain for at least one or two years. A .com domain really does not cost the world.
It's unacceptable and incomprehensible that with number of MINUSCA and the means that Sangaris (French troops) has that we can't stop these people. They know that neither Sangaris or MINUSCA will shoot at them, it's worrying because if we don't stop them, they will be able to create tension with a view to scaring voters.
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- incomprensibleCatalan, Valencian
- unbegreiflich, unfassbar, unverständlichGerman
- دور از فهمPersian
- do-thuigsinneachScottish Gaelic
- megfoghatatlan, felfoghatatlan, érthetetlenHungarian
- tidak bisa dimengertiIndonesian
- 理解, 不可解Japanese
- непостижимый, непонятный, невразумительныйRussian
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