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synonyms for incomprehension

  • blindness
  • bewilderment
  • callowness
  • crudeness
  • darkness
  • denseness
  • disregard
  • dumbness
  • fog
  • incapacity
  • innocence
  • insensitivity
  • nescience
  • oblivion
  • obtuseness
  • philistinism
  • rawness
  • sciolism
  • shallowness
  • simplicity
  • unawareness
  • unconsciousness
  • uncouthness
  • unenlightenment
  • unfamiliarity
  • vagueness
  • benightedness
  • empty-headedness
  • half-knowledge
  • illiterateness
  • inscience
  • lack of education
  • mental incapacity
  • naiveté
  • unscholarliness
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antonyms for incomprehension

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  • cognizance
  • understanding
    • intelligence
    • experience
    • cultivation
    • understanding
    • wisdom
    • talent
    • literacy
    • knowledge
    • education
    • competence
    • cognizance
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    How to use incomprehension in a sentence

    The man's face wore a sudden crafty look of incomprehension.
    THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
    I dare say Im unjust, but Im living in another world, and this shocks me—the incomprehension of it all!
    THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
    Trask's efforts to explain the political and social structure of the Sword-Worlds met the same incomprehension from Bentrik.
    SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
    But our incomprehension is due even more to our ignorance of the strange and devious workings of the German mind.
    GERMAN PROBLEMS AND PERSONALITIESCHARLES SAROLEA
    It did not occur to him to go on acting, to pretend astonishment or incomprehension.
    THE HOUSE BY THE RIVERA. P. HERBERT
    Then, shrugging his shoulders with incomprehension, fearlessly he sought to forget about it.
    THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
    The general, however, was staring at her with kindly incomprehension.
    THE PASTOR'S WIFEELIZABETH VON ARNIM
    He was puzzled, and his eyes were glazed with the incomprehension which had seized him.
    THE TRAIL HORDECHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
    “Which is not what I came to see you about,” I answered brusquely, somewhat nettled by their incomprehension.
    THE PEOPLE OF THE ABYSSJACK LONDON
    Her face was like paper; her hair, in contrast, most bright; her eyes expressed only incomprehension.
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