comprehensibility

comprehensible

[kom-pri-hen-suh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being comprehended or understood; intelligible.
Also, comprehendible [kom-pri-hen-duh-buhl] .


Origin:
1520–30; < Latin comprehēnsibilis. See comprehension, -ible

comprehensibility, comprehensibleness, noun
comprehensibly, adverb
intercomprehensibility, noun
noncomprehendible, adjective
noncomprehensible, adjective
noncomprehensiblely, adverb
uncomprehensible, adjective
uncomprehensibleness, noun
uncomprehensibly, adverb

comprehensible, comprehensive.
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comprehensible (ˌkɒmprɪˈhɛnsəbəl)
 
adj
capable of being comprehended
 
comprehensi'bility
 
n
 
compre'hensibleness
 
n
 
compre'hensibly
 
adv

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comprehensible
1520s, "able to be contained," from L. comprehensibilem, from comprehensus, pp. of comphrehendere (see comprehend). Meaning "able to be understood" is from c.1600.
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