Phœbe tried to laugh, but looked distressed, uncomprehending, and far from wishing to comprehend.
The creature looked about him in a dazed, uncomprehending manner.
She cried in uncomprehending shock as he swung her before him into the open doorway.
Note the shallow and uncomprehending notice of this picture by Fuseli.
O'Toole turned a stolid, uncomprehending face upon the courier.
Olive looked at him uncomprehending, but he seemed to shrink from her observation.
The citizens, crowding to the walls of Viana, watched that last reckless ride of his with amazed, uncomprehending eyes.
Culpepper regarded him with wide, blue, and uncomprehending eyes.
He noticed the distress in her face with uncomprehending sympathy.
Lena still stared at him dumbly, vague with uncomprehending fear.
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.