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1. incomprehensible

adjective. ['ˌɪŋˌkɑːmprəˈhɛnsɪbəl'] incapable of being explained or accounted for.

Synonyms

  • inexplicable
  • cryptical
  • unexplained
  • unaccountable
  • uncomprehensible
  • insoluble
  • mystifying
  • paradoxical
  • self-contradictory
  • inscrutable
  • mysterious
  • unexplainable
  • cryptic

Antonyms

  • soluble
  • demystify
  • connected
  • conspicuous

Etymology

  • incomprehensibilis (Latin)
  • comprehensibilis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Incomprehensible

  • indispensible

Example sentences of the word incomprehensible


1. Adjective
Your gas bill may appear incomprehensible at first, but when you break it down, it becomes understandable.

Quotes containing the word incomprehensible


1. To say that a work of art is good, but incomprehensible to the majority of men, is the same as saying of some kind of food that it is very good but that most people can't eat it.
- Leo Tolstoy

2. The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is at all comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

3. only someone who is ready for everything, who doesn't exclude any experience, even the most incomprehensible, will live the relationship with another person as something alive and will himself sound the depths of his own being.
- Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

2. incomprehensible

adjective. ['ˌɪŋˌkɑːmprəˈhɛnsɪbəl'] difficult to understand.

Synonyms

  • inexplicable
  • enigmatic
  • unfathomable
  • indecipherable
  • uncomprehensible
  • unclear
  • puzzling
  • lost
  • missed
  • opaque
  • unintelligible
  • impenetrable
  • enigmatical
  • dark

Antonyms

  • explicable
  • comprehensible
  • clear
  • show

Etymology

  • incomprehensibilis (Latin)
  • comprehensibilis (Latin)
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