understanding

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impairment in understanding spoken language that is not attributable to hearing loss acoustic aphasia , auditory aphasia , word deafness
understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something appreciation , grasp , hold
power of understanding apprehension
information that is essential to understanding a situation or problem background , background knowledge
clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation brainstorm , brainwave , insight
Israeli religious philosopher (born in Austria); as a Zionist he promoted understanding between Jews and Arabs; his writings affected Christian thinkers as well as Jews (1878-1965) Buber , Martin Buber
understanding, of a broad catholic
interpretation that removes obstacles to understanding clarification , elucidation , illumination
something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained closed book , enigma , mystery , secret
range of understanding cognizance , ken
basis agreed to by all parties for reaching a mutual understanding common ground
humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it compassion , pity
feeling of sympathetic understanding compatibility
unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding) disconnect , disconnection , gulf
movement aimed to promote understanding and cooperation among Christian churches; aimed ultimately at universal Christian unity ecumenical movement
(Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations: aimed at universal Christian unity ecumenicalism , ecumenicism , ecumenism
involving an understanding of another's emotions empathetic
understanding and entering into another's feelings empathy
understanding of another's situation empathy
feelings, identification or understanding of another's empathy
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