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Definition of Comprehension

Comprehension

  1. The act of comprehending, containing, or comprising; inclusion.
  2. That which is comprehended or inclosed within narrow limits; a summary; an epitome.
  3. The capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; the power, act, or process of grasping with the intellect; perception; understanding; as, a comprehension of abstract principles.
  4. The complement of attributes which make up the notion signified by a general term.
  5. A figure by which the name of a whole is put for a part, or that of a part for a whole, or a definite number for an indefinite.

Comprehension Quotations

Life is not always easy to live, but the opportunity to do so is a blessing beyond comprehension. In the process of living, we will face struggles, many of which will cause us to suffer and to experience pain.
L. Lionel Kendrick

Power always thinks it has a great soul and vast views beyond the comprehension of the weak.
John Adams

Neither comprehension nor learning can take place in an atmosphere of anxiety.
Rose Kennedy

My mum thought my TV and film addiction was laziness. If you're an immigrant, you know you'll never be an accepted part of society, but you hope your children will be, and you try to make them essential to the community in a practical way - being a doctor or a lawyer. Acting was beyond their comprehension.
Sanjeev Bhaskar

Traditional education is based on facts and figures and passing tests - not on a comprehension of the material and its application to your life.
Will Smith
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Comprehension Translations

comprehension in Italian is comprensione
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