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uncomprehending

[ kom-pri-hend ]SEE DEFINITION OF uncomprehending

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The creature looked about him in a dazed, uncomprehending manner.

Note the shallow and uncomprehending notice of this picture by Fuseli.

He watched for the effect: Massy seemed dazed, uncomprehending.

Olive looked at him uncomprehending, but he seemed to shrink from her observation.

With dull, uncomprehending gaze James Moore stared as bidden.

Culpepper regarded him with wide, blue, and uncomprehending eyes.

Lena still stared at him dumbly, vague with uncomprehending fear.

All these years he had imagined her the amazed devotee, uncomprehending but admiring.

We stood at gaze, uncomprehending, too astonished for speech.

He had watched him with an amused, uncomprehending interest.

WORD ORIGIN

1795, from un- (1) "not" + present participle of comprehend. Related: Uncomprehendingly.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNCOMPREHENDING

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adjectivedumbfounded
  • at a loss
  • awestruck
  • bewildered
  • confounded
  • confused
  • dazed
  • disconcerted
  • muddled
  • nonplussed
  • stupefied
  • uncomprehending
  • wonderstruck
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