What does incomprehensible mean?

Definitions for incomprehensibleˌɪn kɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl, ɪnˌkɒm-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inexplicable, incomprehensible(adj)

    incapable of being explained or accounted for

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

  2. incomprehensible, uncomprehensible(adj)

    difficult to understand

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


  1. incomprehensible(Adjective)

    impossible or very difficult to understand

  2. Origin: From incomprehensibilis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incomprehensible(adj)

    not capable of being contained within limits

  2. Incomprehensible(adj)

    not capable of being comprehended or understood; beyond the reach of the human intellect; inconceivable

  3. Origin: [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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jerry Seinfeld:

    It's sad and incomprehensible.

  2. The Georgia State Patrol:

    Losing five students is almost incomprehensible.

  3. Yves Repiquet:

    It's incomprehensible, i will recommend Lagarde appeal this decision.

  4. Albert Einstein:

    The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible.

  5. Alfred A. Knopf:

    An economist is a man who states the obvious in terms of the incomprehensible.

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