Definition of understanding in English:

understanding

Line breaks: under|stand|ing
Pronunciation: /ʌndəˈstandɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]

adjective

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  • 2 archaic Having insight or good judgement.
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    • If you lack understanding and meditative insight, this test could become an obstacle.

Derivatives

understandingly

adverb
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  • ‘It's okay’, Vince assured him understandingly.
  • ‘Ah, I see,’ he suddenly nodded understandingly.
  • ‘You've been through a lot,’ he said understandingly.

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