Definition of uncomprehending in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌənˌkämprəˈhendiNG/


Showing or having an inability to comprehend something: an uncomprehending silence
More example sentences
  • Starring Dennis Quaid, it is the latest in a line of American sports movies to try their luck in front of largely uncomprehending British audiences.
  • It's been around since long before Basil Fawlty was reduced to fits of apoplectic rage by the uncomprehending antics of his dim-witted Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers.
  • Our own emotions, once as uncomprehending and slow as the delivery of relief supplies, fill with a foreboding as large as the events on the screen.



Pronunciation: /ˌənˌkämprəˈhendiNGlē/
Example sentences
  • I just grabbed code from here and there and uncomprehendingly stuck it together.
  • The movie's a little bit like Happy, Texas or Drop Dead Gorgeous, and a little bit more like Clueless, right down to people uncomprehendingly parroting rude words in French - revealed in subtitles.
  • As the majority of the audience, made up of Sanskrit scholars, teachers and students, nodded in approval at every sentence, the few uninitiated members of the crowd stared on uncomprehendingly.

Words that rhyme with uncomprehending

ending, impending, microlending, unoffending, unpretending

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: un·com·pre·hend·ing

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