Incomprehensive
Incomprehensive In*com`pre*hen"sive, a. Not comprehensive; not capable of including or of understanding; not extensive; limited. -- {In*com`pre*hen"sive*ly}, a. --Sir W. Hamilton. -- {In*com`pre*hen"sive*ness}, n. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

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  • incomprehensive — (adj.) 1650s, from IN (Cf. in ) (1) not, opposite of + COMPREHENSIVE (Cf. comprehensive) …   Etymology dictionary

  • incomprehensive — [in΄käm΄prā hen′siv, in΄käm΄pri hen′siv] adj. 1. not inclusive; including little 2. not able to comprehend well; understanding little incomprehensively adv …   English World dictionary

  • incompréhensive — ● incompréhensif, incompréhensive adjectif Qui ne cherche pas à comprendre les autres, à entrer dans leurs vues : Se heurter à un employé incompréhensif. ● incompréhensif, incompréhensive (synonymes) adjectif Qui ne cherche pas à comprendre les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • incomprehensive — incomprehensively, adv. incomprehensiveness, n. /in kom pri hen siv, in kom /, adj. 1. not comprehensive. 2. not comprehending readily; having a slow or inadequate mental grasp. [1645 55; IN 3 + COMPREHENSIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • incomprehensive — adjective Not comprehensive; shallow, incomplete …   Wiktionary

  • incomprehensive — in·comprehensive …   English syllables

  • incomprehensive — /ˌɪnkɒmprəˈhɛnsɪv/ (say .inkompruh hensiv) adjective not comprehensive. –incomprehensively, adverb –incomprehensiveness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • incomprehensive — adjective not comprehensive • Syn: ↑noncomprehensive • Ant: ↑comprehensive (for: ↑noncomprehensive) • Similar to: ↑limited …   Useful english dictionary

  • Incomprehensively — Incomprehensive In*com pre*hen sive, a. Not comprehensive; not capable of including or of understanding; not extensive; limited. {In*com pre*hen sive*ly}, a. Sir W. Hamilton. {In*com pre*hen sive*ness}, n. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incomprehensiveness — Incomprehensive In*com pre*hen sive, a. Not comprehensive; not capable of including or of understanding; not extensive; limited. {In*com pre*hen sive*ly}, a. Sir W. Hamilton. {In*com pre*hen sive*ness}, n. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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