/ˌɪn kɒm prɪˈhɛn ʃən, ɪnˌkɒm-/
The audience listened politely but with incomprehension.
inability or failure to comprehend; lack of understanding
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And yet, for all the mutual incomprehension, the moment still binds them together.
As for leftovers, if you want to take them away, expect the staff to look at you with utter incomprehension.
Most of us will die in the prison of old age, perhaps liberated by senility into incomprehension.
Incomprehension is simply what a narcissist calls disagreement.
It is the practiced and familiar ritual greeting of mutual incomprehension and ancient contempt.
The atmosphere inside the cell blocks is increasingly tense, exacerbated by repressive tactics and mutual incomprehension.
On both sides the hearts were then filled by hatred and incomprehension.
It also serves as a coping mechanism in the face of incomprehension.
He describes the dazed incomprehension of those who came of age during the boom and who now do not know how to cope with a slump.
But it is played in a world that in its tribalism-and mutual incomprehension-can look rather ugly.
Incomprehension of the language of the text or of the discipline makes communication impossible.
Some people, because of ignorance or incomprehension, may be misled by even a scrupulously honest claim.
When they sit down for a meal, they generally meet in politely inchoate but entirely mutual gastronomic incomprehension.