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.
Because of her, thousands of people can read, write and comprehend, and participate fully in society.
I could not comprehend the fact that Kristen and Lorne and Bill and all these people are singing “Happy Birthday” to me.
Man must not look to be able to comprehend the ways of God—they are above him.
But we must not expect with our finite mind to comprehend the infinite God.
But it only replied by a silent tear, and a look of strange meaning, which he could not comprehend.
She did not comprehend that Martin definitely did not want it changed.
That's why I say so few among us ever comprehend the motives attributed to us in romance or in that parody of it called realism.
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.