comprehensible


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  • adj

Synonyms for comprehensible

Synonyms for comprehensible

capable of being readily understood

Synonyms for comprehensible

capable of being comprehended or understood

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He had only seen a wretched, suffering creature, whose state of mind was gloomy and miserable, but most comprehensible.
He, too, if not so mysterious as the captain, was not very comprehensible to Mr.
Her face he remembered as the only comprehensible face amongst all these faces that were as closed, as mys- terious, and as mute as the faces of the dead who are possessed of a knowledge beyond the compre- hension of the living.
In spite of the magnificent harvest, never had there been, or, at least, never it seemed to him, had there been so many hindrances and so many quarrels between him and the peasants as that year, and the origin of these failures and this hostility was now perfectly comprehensible to him.
The affairs of this debtor were perplexed by a partnership, of which he knew no more than that he had invested money in it; by legal matters of assignment and settlement, conveyance here and conveyance there, suspicion of unlawful preference of creditors in this direction, and of mysterious spiriting away of property in that; and as nobody on the face of the earth could be more incapable of explaining any single item in the heap of confusion than the debtor himself, nothing comprehensible could be made of his case.
No; to throw the handle after the hatchet is a comprehensible act of desperation, but to throw one's pocket-knife after an implacable friend is clearly in every sense a hyperbole, or throwing beyond the mark.
It is comprehensible because the current government headed by the Prime Minister and President, and their spin-doctors, started convincing everyone that we are ancient Macedonians, and ignored our Slavic identity.
We recommend that patients with MS be investigated for incontinence, often ignored in clinical practice in Turkey, using the Turkish-language I-QOL, a comprehensible and clear scale.
Making content comprehensible for secondary English learners; the SIOP model.
The comprehensible cosmos; where do the laws of physics come from?
Stenger provides a fine survey of the status and science of physics in THE COMPREHENSIBLE COSMOS: WHERE DO THE LAWS OF PHYSICS COME FROM?
In this study, an attempt was made to make an English film more comprehensible by asking subjects to read an abridged version of the novel the film was based on before seeing the film.
These people know how to write about legal matters in ways comprehensible to laypersons.
According to Gawande, the best of science writing is "cool," in that it makes scientific concepts comprehensible to scientists and nonscientists alike.
Kalotay's writing is lithe, her dialogue light yet believable, and her characters delightfully comprehensible and identifiable as people we know.