capable of being understood; comprehensible.

1350–1400; Middle English: orig., capable of understanding; see understand, -able

understandability, noun
understandably, adverb
nonunderstandable, adjective
ununderstandable, adjective
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understand (ˌʌndəˈstænd)
vb , -stands, -standing, -stood
1.  (may take a clause as object) to know and comprehend the nature or meaning of: I understand you; I understand what you mean
2.  (may take a clause as object) to realize or grasp (something): he understands your position
3.  (tr; may take a clause as object) to assume, infer, or believe: I understand you are thinking of marrying
4.  (tr) to know how to translate or read: can you understand Spanish?
5.  (tr; may take a clause as object; often passive) to accept as a condition or proviso: it is understood that children must be kept quiet
6.  (tr) to be sympathetic to or compatible with: we understand each other
[Old English understandan; related to Old Frisian understonda, Middle High German understān step under; see under, stand]

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Ancient people may have discovered dinosaur fossils and understandably
  misinterpreted them as the remains of dragons.
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He is the fourth year of his program and is starting to become understandably
  frustrated with the process.
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