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Definitions for incomprehensible
ˌɪn kɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl, ɪnˌkɒm-in·com·pre·hen·si·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inexplicable, incomprehensibleadjective

    incapable of being explained or accounted for

    "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"

  2. incomprehensible, uncomprehensibleadjective

    difficult to understand

    "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

Wiktionary

  1. incomprehensibleadjective

    impossible or very difficult to understand

    Etymology: From incomprehensibilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incomprehensibleadjective

    not capable of being contained within limits

    Etymology: [L. incomprehensibilis: cf. F. incomprhensible. See In- not, and Comprehensible.]

  2. Incomprehensibleadjective

    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

  1. Incomprehensible

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incomprehensible in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incomprehensible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of incomprehensible in a Sentence

  1. William Orville Douglas:

    Religious experiences which are as real as life to some may be incomprehensible to others.

  2. Ana Estevez:

    There is no real pain, just an incomprehensible deadness. Like my son, I, too, have died.

  3. Andrew Buchsbaum:

    It’s incomprehensible with the sophisticated weather routing technology that’s available that an over 700-foot merchant vessel can be caught in the middle of a previously forecasted hurricane.

  4. Von Essen:

    I think about it, unwillingly, every day. It just pops into my head, the activity of that day was so incomprehensible that you just go through it doing the best you can, trying to make sense out of it.

  5. Quil Lance:

    Charleston County Mayor Joseph Riley said. What motivated the gunman is not yet clear, but his monstrous act took the lives of nine people who prayed, worked and struggled on behalf of their community and their church. Related ImageExpand / ContractSharonda Coleman-Singleton, was a speech therapist and girls ’ track and field team at Goose Creek High School. ( Courtesy : Charleston Post and Courier) Cynthia Hurd, 54, was a branch manger in the Charleston County Public Library -RRB- system, where Cynthia Hurd was so revered from a career spanning 31 years that all city branches were closed in Cynthia Hurd honor Thursday. Cynthia Hurd was a tireless servant of the community who spent Cynthia Hurd life helping residents, making sure they had every opportunity for an education and personal growth, the library system said in a statement. Cynthia Hurd loss is incomprehensible, and we ask for prayers for Cynthia Hurd family, her co-workers, her church and this entire community as we come together to face this tragic loss. Related ImageExpand / ContractCynthia Hurd was a librarian who worshiped at the venerable church. ( Charleston County Public Library) Quil Lance had retired from Gaillard Center, a performance hall in Charleston County, and been serving as a custodian at the church where Quil Lance worshiped. As big a void as Quil Lance death leaves there, it left an even deeper one in the family Quil Lance held together with love and strength, Quil Lance grandson, Quil Lance, told the Charleston Post and Courier I ’m lost, I ’m lost, granny was the heart of the family. Related ImageExpand / ContractClementa Pinckney was a beloved pastor and respected lawmaker before he was gunned down in his own church Wednesday night. ( Grace Beahm/The Charleston Post and Courier via AP).

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