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Synonyms for incomprehensible
ˌɪn kɒm prɪˈhɛn sə bəl, ɪnˌkɒm-in·com·pre·hen·si·ble

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  1. incomprehensibleadjective

    fathomless, unfathomable

    comprehensible, understandable

  2. incomprehensibleadjective

    impossible or very difficult to understand

    unfathomable, fathomless

    comprehensible, understandable

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. incomprehensible

    That is mysterious in the true sense which is beyond human comprehension, as the decrees of God or the origin of life. That is mystic or mystical which has associated with it some hidden or recondite meaning, especially of a religious kind; as, the mystic Babylon of the Apocalypse. That is dark which we can not personally see through, especially if sadly perplexing; as, a dark providence. That is secret which is intentionally hidden. Compare DARK.

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    abstruse, cabalistic, dark, enigmatical, hidden, inexplicable, inscrutable, mysterious, mystic, mystical, obscure, occult, recondite, secret, transcendental, unfathomable, unfathomed, unknown

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. incomprehensible

    mysterious, unfathomable, enigmatical

    comprehensible, cognizable, plain

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inexplicable, incomprehensibleadjective

    incapable of being explained or accounted for

    "inexplicable errors"; "left the house at three in the morning for inexplicable reasons"

    uncomprehensible, inexplicable

    fathomable, apprehensible, graspable, perceivable, comprehensible, approachable, accessible, understandable, intelligible, comprehendible

  2. incomprehensible, uncomprehensibleadjective

    difficult to understand

    "the most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible"- A. Einstein

    uncomprehensible, inexplicable

    graspable, understandable, accessible, comprehensible, comprehendible, fathomable, perceivable, apprehensible, intelligible, approachable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. incomprehensibleadjective

    inconceivable, unimaginable, not to be comprehended, past finding out, beyond the reach of human faculties

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. incomprehensibleadjective

    inconceivable, abstruse, unfathomable

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  1. Albert Einstein:

    My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God

  2. Jonathan Veitch:

    The recruitment and use of children by armed forces destroys families and communities, children are exposed to incomprehensible levels of violence, they lose their families and their chance to go to school.

  3. Tom Kiefer:

    The enormous amount of belongings, such as extra clothing, socks, shoes and personal items such as rosaries, Bibles, belts, underwear, toothbrushes, soap, was in many ways incomprehensible (to me), and I am certain much of this was not meant to be discarded.

  4. San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi:

    It is incredibly sad and incomprehensible that this tragedy is being used as a platform for political gain.

  5. John Maynard Keynes:

    Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.

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