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Comprehension (IPA: /ˌkɑmpɹiˈhɛnʃən/)


Comprehension (n.)

The act of comprehending, containing, or comprising; inclusion.

Comprehension (n.)

That which is comprehended or inclosed within narrow limits; a summary; an epitome.

Comprehension (n.)

The capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; the power, act, or process of grasping with the intellect; perception; understanding; as, a comprehension of abstract principles.

Comprehension (n.)

The complement of attributes which make up the notion signified by a general term.

Comprehension (n.)

A figure by which the name of a whole is put for a part, or that of a part for a whole, or a definite number for an indefinite.

Comprehension

Totality of intensions, that is, properties or qualities, that an object possesses

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If you once understand an author's character, the comprehension of his writings becomes easy." - Authors

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It is because the method of physics does not satisfy the comprehension that we have to go on further." - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The All which is beyond comprehension the All which is perpetually discovered, yet undiscovered: sexual, sweet, Alive!" - The All

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The sayings of the Briton resound with the wisdom of the heart and sage comprehension of life..." - United Kingdom


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