uncomprehending
adjective Date: 1810 not comprehending ; lacking understanding • uncomprehendingly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • uncomprehending — index blind (not discerning), obtuse, opaque Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • uncomprehending — (adj.) 1838, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + prp. of COMPREHEND (Cf. comprehend). Related: Uncomprehendingly …   Etymology dictionary

  • uncomprehending — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unable to comprehend something. DERIVATIVES uncomprehendingly adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • uncomprehending — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • uncomprehending — [[t]ʌ̱nkɒmprɪhe̱ndɪŋ[/t]] ADJ If you describe someone as uncomprehending, you mean that they do not understand what is happening or what someone has said. He gave the bottle a long, uncomprehending look …   English dictionary

  • uncomprehending — adj.; uncomprehendingly, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • uncomprehending — adjective Lacking comprehension or understanding …   Wiktionary

  • uncomprehending — Synonyms and related words: awkward, blankminded, blind, blindfold, blindfolded, callow, dim sighted, dumb, empty, empty headed, gauche, green, groping, ignorant, imperceptive, impercipient, inane, inexperienced, innocent, insensible, know… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • uncomprehending — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Unwilling or unable to perceive: blind, dull, purblind, unperceptive. See SEE …   English dictionary for students

  • uncomprehending — un|com|pre|hend|ing [ˌʌnkɔmprıˈhendıŋ US ka:m ] adj not understanding what is happening >uncomprehendingly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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