In a society barely able to comprehend what it has already seen, once again, imagined hope gave way to certain loss.
As well as cheese and crustaceans, many people apparently loathe vegetables—which I cannot comprehend.
Life is a scavenger hunt run backward as well as forward, a race to comprehend.
mid-14c., "to understand," from Latin comprehendere "to take together, to unite; include; seize" (of catching fire or the arrest of criminals); also "to comprehend, perceive" (to seize or take in the mind), from com- "completely" (see com-) + prehendere "to catch hold of, seize" (see prehensile). Related: Comprehended; comprehending.