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understanding

Philosophy archaic the mind, esp the faculty of reason

understanding

see MEANINGFUL UNDERSTANDING AND EXPLANATION, VERSTEHEN.
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The most idealistic conceptions of love and forbearance must be clothed in flesh as it were before they can be made understandable.
I declare it looked as though he would presently put to us some question in an understandable language; but he died without utter- ing a sound, without moving a limb, without twitching a muscle.
James's dad demanding the unmasking of Venables is as understandable as his mother arguing his sentence for child pornography offences should be longer than 40 months.
It is therefore understandable is a great belief that a in the Chris THE papers are full of the anger being felt by the millions of people who voted to Leave and also a great many that also voted to Remain but understand that the majority vote carries the day and want to get on with our leaving of the EU.
A more moderate way of expressing this might have been to replace the word "hatred" with the word " disapproval", and one must question why the editor believes this "hatred" to be understandable.
Atkinson later failed to spot an altogether more significant error, which was understandable.
SENATOR Nancy Binay on Wednesday said the absence of Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada at the formal launch of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) was understandable, noting that her family's relationship with the former president has always been well and stable.
IFRS are designed as a common global language for business affairs so that company accounts are understandable and comparable across international boundaries.
SHE is all set to make the leap from the catwalk to the big screen with a bunch of movie roles coming up, so it's understandable that model Cara Delevingne made her presence known at the Cannes Film Festival.
I think that's understandable with the three calamities that we underwent, the perception is understandable," Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said.
To abuse an officer carrying out their duty is not understandable.
Chidambaram on Monday said the Congress Party's desire to hold more consultations on revoking the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in Jammu and Kashmir is perfectly understandable.