Sentence Examples with the word comprehend

Algebra and geometry were the only studies that continued to defy my efforts to comprehend them.

It is difficult to comprehend Innocent's extraordinary activity.

Like the Catholic Church, this body professed to comprehend everything belonging to Christianity.

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Disregarding the officers' orders, the soldiers stood leaning against their stretchers and gazing intently, as if trying to comprehend the difficult problem of what was taking place before them.

The net result of observation is not favourable to the essentially Darwinian view that the adaptive arises out of the fortuitous by selection, but is rather favourable to the hypothesis of the existence of some quite unknown intrinsic law of life which we are at present totally unable to comprehend or even conceive.

Affairs and social customs, and which could not comprehend that men absorbed in deeper spiritual contests had no leisure for the niceties of Levitical legislation.

Alex stood clutching his stomach, his stunned gaze locked on his hands, as if unable to comprehend what had happened.

While she was aware of Howie's gift, as she called it, she failed to comprehend the seriousness of the subject and we didn't want to add tinder to the fire.

Although Leo did not fully comprehend the import of the movement, he directed (3rd February 1518) the vicar-general of the Augustinians to impose silence on the monks.

But to comprehend it aright, you must know something of the curious internal structure of the thing operated upon.