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 Meanings and Examples of COMPREHENSIBLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
comprehensible
 a.  understandable; readily comprehended or understood; intelligible
Classic Sentence: (56 in 4 pages)
1  In the second category Pierre reckoned himself and others like him, seeking and vacillating, who had not yet found in Freemasonry a straight and comprehensible path, but hoped to do so.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER VII
2  Absolute continuity of motion is not comprehensible to the human mind.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER I
3  said Gerasim, trying to render his words more comprehensible by contorting them.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER XXVIII
4  In everything near and comprehensible he had only what was limited, petty, commonplace, and senseless.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XII
5  The self-sacrifice of a father or mother, or self-sacrifice with the possibility of a reward, is more comprehensible than gratuitous self-sacrifice, and therefore seems less deserving of sympathy and less the result of free will.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IX
6  You have only knowledge enough of the language to translate at sight these inverted, transposed, curtailed Italian lines, into clear, comprehensible, elegant English.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
7  From this day natural philosophy, and particularly chemistry, in the most comprehensive sense of the term, became nearly my sole occupation.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 4
8  With which, to my infinite surprise, he included us all in a comprehensive bow, and disappeared; his manner being extremely distant, and his face extremely pale.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 52. I ASSIST AT AN EXPLOSION
9  Looking round him in the twilight of the horse-box, Vronsky unconsciously took in once more in a comprehensive glance all the points of his favorite mare.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: Chapter 21
10  Now the various species of whales need some sort of popular comprehensive classification, if only an easy outline one for the present, hereafter to be filled in all its departments by subsequent laborers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
11  After some minutes spent in this way, Miss Bertram, observing the iron gate, expressed a wish of passing through it into the park, that their views and their plans might be more comprehensive.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
12  The manager was very placid, he had no vital anxieties now, he took us both in with a comprehensive and satisfied glance: the 'affair' had come off as well as could be wished.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In III
13  Bossuet had the comprehensive glance of a fasting Hannibal.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER III—NIGHT BEGINS TO DESCEND UPON GRANTAIRE
14  Absence from the school enables me to lose sight of the unimportant details of the work, and study it in a broader and more comprehensive manner than I could do on the grounds.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XV.
15  He fancied that she nodded her comprehension; and with that scant solace he had to trudge off through the rain.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In VI
Example Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  Harry Levin used to explicate James Joyce's often bewildering novels with such clarity that even Finnegan's Wake seemed comprehensible to his students.
2  A good programmer makes her code look so simple and comprehensible that any other programmer can understand it and appreciate it.
3  The most incomprehensible thing about the universe is that it is comprehensible.
4  Her speech was slurred and barely comprehensible.
5  Two very clear and comprehensive handbooks are available.
6  We offer you a comprehensive training in all aspects of the business.
7  The computer comes with a comprehensive owner's manual.
8  The idea was to create a comprehensive road map of the Web.
9  We offer our customers a comprehensive range of financial products.
10  Our comprehensive range of benefits includes pension and health insurance.
11  Nine out of ten secondary school children are in comprehensive schools.
12  The Rough Guide to Nepal is a comprehensive guide to the region.
13  She has a comprehensive grasp of the subject.
14  Dr Johnson undertook the task of writing a comprehensive English dictionary.
15  Mr. Skubel has since completed what he describes as a comprehensive two-week training program and is now setting up his franchise in his hometown.