What is comprehended?

  • (adj): Fully understood or grasped.
    Example: "A thing comprehended is a thing known as fully as it can be known"
    Synonyms: appreciated, apprehended

Famous quotes containing the word comprehended:

    He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it—namely, that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessary to make the thing difficult to attain. If he had been a great and wise philosopher, like the writer of this book, he would now have comprehended that Work consists of whatever a body is obliged to do and that Play consists of whatever a body is not obliged to do.
    Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835–1910)

    When ... I comprehended that poetry had no provision in it for ultimate practical attainment of the rightness of work that is truth, but led on ever only to a temporizing less- than-truth ... I stopped.
    Laura (Riding)