Definition of incomprehension noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪnˌkɒmprɪˈhenʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˌkɑːmprɪˈhenʃn//
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the state of not being able to understand somebody/something Anna read the letter with incomprehension. the mutual incomprehension of adolescents and parents This time he saw a look of blank incomprehension on her face.Extra examples Many people’s experience of school was one of boredom, incomprehension and failure. She stared at him with blank incomprehension. The relationship between the two countries has always been one of mutual incomprehension.
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