Drainage had not been as comprehensively planned as the London system.
He was comprehensively out-foxed by Salmond, the Scottish National Party leader, who now finds himself in a win-win position.
No administration has been so comprehensively hostile to science as the Bush administration.
"containing much," 1610s, from French comprehénsif, from Late Latin comprehensivus, from comprehens-, past participle stem of Latin comprehendere (see comprehend). Related: Comprehensively (mid-15c.); comprehensiveness.