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synonyms for uncomprehending

  • careless
  • dull
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • imperceptive
  • inattentive
  • inconsiderate
  • indiscriminate
  • injudicious
  • insensitive
  • myopic
  • nearsighted
  • neglectful
  • oblivious
  • purblind
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • unconscious
  • undiscerning
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unperceiving
  • unperceptive
  • unreasoning
  • unseeing
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How to use uncomprehending in a sentence

Black Sheep retreated to the nursery and read "Cometh up as a Flower" with deep and uncomprehending interest.
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At Lizette's loving efforts to arouse her she only stared in a dull, uncomprehending way.
THEY LOOKED AND LOVEDMRS. ALEX MCVEIGH MILLER
So they are spared the anguish of slow, uncomprehending decrepitude.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The tired animal sniffed it with an uncomprehending delight.
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Mary Burckhardt was sitting upright in bed with the terrified, uncomprehending stare of someone just waking out of a nightmare.
THE TUNNEL UNDER THE WORLDFREDERIK POHL
He laughed and his tormentor did not know that it was the laughter of uncomprehending delirium.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
It was all a slight matter, too slight to catch the eye or the uncomprehending thoughts of the 54 audience.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
She could only cling to them with blind, uncomprehending trust, as the praying mother clings to the leaden crucifix.
BLUE GOOSEFRANK LEWIS NASON
After a few paces the boy peered stealthily up, an uncomprehending look in his face.
TO HIM THAT HATHLEROY SCOTT
The manager was staring at him with uncomprehending eyes, and Morgan's outward smile became genuine.
THIN EDGEGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCOMPREHENDING

  • at a loss
  • awestruck
  • bewildered
  • confounded
  • confused
  • dazed
  • disconcerted
  • muddled
  • nonplussed
  • stupefied
  • uncomprehending
  • wonderstruck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.