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comprehension

com·pre·hen·sion

comprehension

 
pronunciation:
kam pr hen shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, process, or product of comprehending; understanding.
synonyms:
knowing, understanding
similar words:
apperception, apprehension, cognition, discernment, enlightenment, grasp, grip, insight, intellect, knowledge, penetration, perception, perspicacity, realization, savvy, wisdom
definition 2: the ability to comprehend.
beyond our comprehension
synonyms:
grasp, intellect, intelligence
antonyms:
blindness
similar words:
cognizance, consciousness, discernment, insight, penetration, perception, perspicacity, savvy, sense
definition 3: the state or fact of being comprehensive; inclusion or inclusiveness.
synonyms:
comprehensiveness, inclusion, inclusiveness
similar words:
broadness
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