Definition of comprehensible in English:

comprehensible

Syllabification: com·pre·hen·si·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌkämpriˈhensəbəl
 
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adjective

Derivatives

comprehensibility

Pronunciation: /-ˌhensəˈbilitē/
noun
More example sentences
  • But the arguments which these two men have put together have the power of simplicity, comprehensibility, and the weight of reasonableness.
  • Its students are both native and non-native speakers of English, and its concerns are intelligibility, comprehensibility, and interpretability.
  • There's no reason you should be able to understand what these academics are saying because, for several generations, comprehensibility to outsiders has not been one of the selective criteria to which they've been subjected.

comprehensibly

adverb
More example sentences
  • The whole thing about this song is how much mystery there is to it, how they're singing loudly and joyfully about something so personal they can't even explain it comprehensibly.
  • But they also tend to be the places where we most comprehensibly meet ourselves, where we become aware of our hang-ups, our fears, our desires, our pain.
  • It's like living in a country whose language you only half understand, when you know that what is being thought does not ever quite translate comprehensibly into what is being said.

Origin

late 15th century: from French compréhensible or Latin comprehensibilis, from comprehens- 'seized, comprised', from the verb comprehendere (see comprehend).

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